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Arab American Heritage Month: An Honest Reflection

Did you know?  We were assigned a month!  In theory: Arab American Heritage Month is a time to celebrate and recognize the contributions of Arab Americans to the cultural, economic, and political fabric of the United States. However, like any “heritage or history” month, there are pros and possible cons to having it. We will be getting technical and as objective as possible with this today. Pros: Visibility: Arab American Heritage Month provides a platform to raise awareness and educate the public about Arab Americans, their history, culture, and contributions. This helps to promote a more inclusive and diverse society, and combat stereotypes and discrimination. Community building: Arab American Heritage Month brings together members of the Arab American community, providing...

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