The creation of several Arab American organizations
1970 - 1979
The organizations were increasingly necessary, as events in the Middle East made Arab Americans further stereotyped and suspect to many Americans.
9/11 Terrorist Attacks
In the aftermath of this event, Arab Americans were subjected to hate crimes, racial profiling, and discrimination.
Arab Americans advocate for civil rights in the U.S.
Because of stereotyping and hate, Arab Americans have become a major force in helping bridge the chasm of misunderstanding that sets them apart. Arab Americans have become a vital and valuable part of America.