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A is for Arab Exhibit


"A is for Arab: Stereotypes in U.S. Popular Culture" is a travelling exhibit from the Jack G. Shaheen Archive at New York University. This powerful exhibit reveals and critiques the stereotypical portrayals of Arabs and Muslims in U.S. popular culture. Providing historical context about these images which range from film stills to comic books to editorial cartoons, this exhibit aims to educate and stimulate discussion about the impact of stereotypes on both individual perceptions and ...

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Last updated 1 week, 2 days ago.
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Last comment by Regional 1 week, 2 days ago
County Commission


Soundoff always has people complaining about the quality of the dirt roads they live on and the ineptitude of the county public works in maintaining them. Disregarding the fact that these roads were probably not paved when the complainers moved in, I decided to check it out in my neck of the woods.
Yesterday I took the old Railroad Bed from Buie Driggers into Brooklet (I will admit I have not sampled other ...

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Last updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago.
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Facebook


Sometime ago Charles Howell wrote about the futility of expressing a political opinion on Facebook and the vehemence (my word) and name calling (writing?) which spewed forth through the ether.
Being a non-user at the time I empathized but failed to appreciate the exceptionally weakminded, profane individuals populating Facebook (insert copyright symbol, if I knew how).
I now see the light, or should preferably say the darkness. I commented on a ...

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Last updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago.
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Last comment by Bryant 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Who does that guy think he is?


Hi,

Have you seen the guy wearing a coon cap around town? He has been spotted around town at various restaurants, grocery stores, and other establishments. I overheard one woman telling her friends that he is kind of a manly man and was definitely trying to check him out.

Who does he think he is? Who do you think he is?

Doesn't he know that baseball ...

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Last updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago.
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A Logical Overview of Sharia Law


First of all, I am not of the Muslim faith, and I am American born. I have however, studied the Middle East for a long time.

Sharia means “path” in Arabic. Expected to guide all aspects of the true Muslim’s life, it is taken from the Quran and Sunna, books written by the Prophet Mohammed.

Once the Islamic empire had reached from North Africa to China, each culture struggled ...

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Last updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago.
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