Arab Indianapolis Documentary Now Streaming

The documentary, “Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History,” debuted on WFYI-Indianapolis on June 16. PBS affiliates in Muncie, South Bend, and Evansville will also broadcast the film over the next few months, and continue to stream on PBS for several years. It was underwritten by the Arab Indianapolis Foundation, Inc., and Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities, and produced by Fisher … Continue reading Arab Indianapolis Documentary Now Streaming

Muslims of the Heartland: How Syrian Immigrants Made a Home in the American Midwest

The American Midwest is often thought of as uniformly white, and shaped exclusively by Christian values. However, this view of the region as an unvarying landscape fails to consider a significant community at its very heart. Muslims of the Heartland uncovers the long history of Muslims in a part of the country where many readers would not expect to find them. Edward E. Curtis IV, … Continue reading Muslims of the Heartland: How Syrian Immigrants Made a Home in the American Midwest