Research Ideas for Arab Heritage Month - History Gal

Research Ideas for Arab Heritage Month


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In 2021, President Biden formally recognized April as Arab Heritage month. Arab Americans trace their roots to Northern Africa and the Middle East.


I recently posted a freebie for Arab Heritage Month and some of you have requested  a list of important people for students to research. So, here's my list!


But, f
irst, if you haven't had a chance to grab the freebie, you'll find it here.

Image of Spotlight on Arab Heritage Student Worksheet


Doug Flutie
Steve Kerr
Justin Abdelkader
Sam Khalifa
Sarah Attar
Toni Breidinger


Dina Habib Powell
Rashida Tlaib
Khader El-Yateem
Donna Shalala
Darrell Issa


Television, Movies, Music, Celebrities, Artists:
Paula Abdul
Salma Hayek
Hoda Kotb
Maysoon Zayid
Fredric Fekkai
Gigi Hadid
Tony Shalhoub
Steve Jobs

Casey Kasem
Danny and Marlo Thomas
Jerry Seinfeld


Historical Figures:
Colonel James Jabara

Linda Sarsour
Candy Lightner


Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
Dr. Farouk el-Baz
Christa McAuliffe
Dr. Michael DeBakey
Elias J. Corey
Ahmed Zewail


Fady Joudah
Laila Lalami
Gibran Khalil Gibran
Naomi Shihab Nye
Mona Simpson


I hope you find this list helpful!

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