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The "A" Word: Racism in the Arab World

11/18/2019
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Racism within the Arab culture/communities. It happens. Host Zahra Huber is joined by Namira Islam, Co-Founder of Muslim ARC (Anti-Racism Collaborative), who talks about issues within the community and what's being done to change it.

Duration:00:23:08

US Census: I'm Not White!

11/11/2019
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Arab-Americans are considered "white" on the US Census, but aren't treated as such in society. Host Zahra Huber is joined by comedian and law professor Amer Zahr, who tells us how it all came about and what's happening to change it.

Duration:00:31:48

Love & Dabke: Dating an Arab

11/4/2019
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What's it like to date an Arab-American Muslim? Host Zahra Huber is joined by her sister-in-law and friend, Tabatha Wydryck, on how life has changed since dating/marrying Zahra's brother.

Duration:00:32:41

Queer Arab Life

10/28/2019
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In this episode, host Zahra Huber is joined by fellow Arab-American Dave Serio, a member of the LGBTQ community. He talks about what it's like coming out as an Arab-American gay man.

Duration:00:25:29

Wild, Wild Weddings

10/21/2019
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Engagement parties. Weddings. Marriage. Divorce -- that's what host Zahra Huber and guest, fellow Arab-American Narissa Ayoub, talk about in this episode. The two talk about serious topics but have a little fun with them!

Duration:00:35:20

What's That "Thing" On Your Head?

10/14/2019
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What does it mean to wear a Hijab (headscarf)? Host Zahra Huber talks about all things Hijab with guests Rabab Alrayes and Zaenb Alshibil. Zahra and Rabab discuss why they chose to take it off, while Zaenb has decided to keep it on.

Duration:00:30:35

Journalism: The Forbidden Field

10/7/2019
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Why aren't there more Arab-American Muslim women in the media field? Host Zahra Huber is joined by Dana Afana to talk about how difficult it was to become a journalist, especially because their families disapproved of young women being in the field.

Duration:00:22:33

Weird Arab S***

9/30/2019
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Vanilla bean hummus. Sheep's brain. Using a hose in the bathroom. In this episode, Zahra and her sister Rabab talk about Arab traditions that may seem strange to outsiders, but are completely normal to Arab Americans.

Duration:00:23:18

Dating While Arab

9/23/2019
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Host Zahra Huber is joined by Diana Hussein, a Lebanese American. The two talk about what it's like to date as Arab-American women. They share stories of sneaking out the house while younger and how their families' perceptions of dating has changed over the years.

Duration:00:25:57

Breaking Pita With Zee: Introduction

9/13/2019
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This first episode gives listeners a little insight about the host, Zahra Huber, an Arab-American Muslim woman. Zahra moved to Dearborn, Michigan from New York City, which she felt was a "culture shock. "She says the segregation in the Detroit area is absurd and thinks it's important for people to mingle outside their culture/religion.

Duration:00:19:17