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Dearborn Mayor Abdullah Hammoud is increasing police presence in the city in response to reports of increased Islamophobic rhetoric after a Wall Street Journal opinion piece. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Biden's campaign manager Julie Chávez Rodriguez speaks on Nov. 7, 2023. Chávez Rodriguez was in Michigan on Friday where some Arab American leaders declined to meet her because of the Gaza conflict. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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A large, pro-Palestinian protest in downtown Detroit called for a cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war as protesters decried President Biden's response. Don Gonyea/NPR hide caption

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In Michigan, where every vote counts, Arab Americans are turning away from Biden

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Dark Little Whispers leans on Hashem's dark humor and dry sarcasm to land its strongest punchlines. Chris Palermo hide caption

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Arab American comic Dina Hashem has a debut special — but the timing is 'tricky'

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Federal government standards require the U.S. census to count people with roots in the Middle East or North Africa as white. But a new study finds many people of MENA descent do not see themselves as white, and neither do many white people. OsakaWayne Studios/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Hassan Bencheqroun, an interventional pulmonary and critical care physician, has seen firsthand the impact of COVID-19 on Arab communities in the San Diego area. Hassan Bencheqroun hide caption

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Makram El-Amin (left) and Majdi Wadi (right) Yasmin Yassin for NPR hide caption

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After Being Called Out For Racism, What Comes Next?

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