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Reminiscences of Emira Habiby Browne : oral history, 2002.

Creator: Habiby Browne, Emira
Project: September 11, 2001 response and recovery oral history project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 47 p. sound recordings: 1 sound disc (128 min.) : digital ; 3 1/2 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Social Service Administrator.

Scope and Contents

Background: born Palestine, raised Cairo, Egypt, move to United States age 16; education: M.A. Sociology American University of Beirut, Lebanon; 9/11: witnessing smoke from Interborough Parkway, arrival at work in Brooklyn, anticipating anti-Arab/Muslim discrimination, hateful phone calls, staff resignations, calls from media; Arab American Family Support Center: organization formation, failure of mainstream organizations to meet Arab immigrant community needs, importance and function of hotline, community outreach, collaborative work on detention; discussion of Arab-American community and anti-Arab bias.

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