National Arab American Heritage Month: Resources from Delta Library
April is National Arab American Heritage month. This is a month dedicated to celebrating Arab American culture and history, while paying tribute to their achievements accomplished in the U.S and around the world. After President Biden wrote a commemorative letter to the Arab America Foundation, recognizing the month of April as National Arab American Heritage Month, Congress, the U.S. Department of State and 45 governors issued proclamations commemorating the initiative.
National Arab American Heritage Month April 2023. Arab America Foundation. Retrieved from https://arabamericafoundation.org/national-arab-american-heritage-month/
Arab Americans come from 22 countries total stretching from North Africa to the Arabian Gulf. People from this area started immigrating to the U.S during the late 1800s/early 1900s. Today there are close to 4 million Arab Americans residing the U.S, many living in Michigan.