Palestinian Americans you should know: Abeer Najjar, Belal Muhammad

Palestinian Americans you should know: Abeer Najjar, Belal Muhammad Palestinians are constantly fighting for accurate and fair representation. Censorship I faced early on in my journalism career inspired me to create Palestine in America. With no correlation whatsoever, Palestinian Americans’ representation in the US has gotten better over the years. It’s not where it should…

Wear the Peace tackles global issues

Two Palestinian-American business students at Northeastern Illinois University launched a new clothing company to increase awareness of global issues. Mustafa Mabruk and Murad Nofal, friends both studying finance, began discussing Wear the Peace (WTP) last August when they were affected by the tragedies in Syria, in addition to news of violence and disaster in parts…

My own way: How Safi G is taking Chicago underground by storm

This article was originally published in Palestine in America’s second annual print issue. Buy a copy here Safe M. Safi, aka Safi G, is a 22-year-old Palestinian underground rapper hailing from Chicago’s North side. Safi G is part of a motley crew of Chicago native artists called , “Bad Ass Niños Doing Incredible Things” (B.A.N.D.I.T.). Safi was…

WATCH: Safi G releases visuals for ‘Freedom Anthem’

Palestinian-American rapper Safi G released a music video for his latest single “Freedom Anthem.” The video features visuals of Palestinians, Syrians and African Americans, who have been treated unjustly. There are also shots of Safi G and others in Chicago rocking out to the anthem. If you’re a Palestinian artists, submit your work (music,documentaries, poetry, short…