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Library Display (April 2021)

Arab-American Banner

April is National Arab Heritage Month. This online library display celebrates Arab-American heritage and culture and pays tribute to the contributions of Arab-Americans. Get the celebrations started with this Arabic interpretation of The Star Spangled Banner from Egyptian musician Karim Nagi...


All of the titles in this display are available from the library as eBooks! (Click here to search our eBook catalog for more).

Online Resources

Looking for more information, check out these freely available web resources to learn more about the Arab American community, its history and experiences...

100 Questions and Answers about Arab Americans
A journalist's guide to discussing and writing about Arab Americans developed by MSU School of Journalism and sponsored by the Detroit Free Press.

Arab American Institute (AAI)
AAI represents the policy and community interests of Arab Americans and promotes Arab American participation in the U.S. electoral system.

Middle East American Resources Online (MEARO)
Provides students and educators with resources and materials that help them incorporate the experiences and perspectives of Middle Eastern American into classes about US history, culture and society.

Arab American History and Culture (Smithsonian)
Online exhibition featuring oral histories, archival materials and other artifacts related to Arab American History from across the Smithsonian.