Friday, September 10, 2010

Don't these folks look white to you?

Ray Lahood

Tony Shalhoub

George Mitchell

Diane Rehm

Doug Flutie

An anonymous reader claimed in the post on Hispanic assimilation that only European Caucasians are considered white in the United States. I posted the photos of the first five people listed at the Famous Arab Americans page of the Arab American Institute. They all look white to me. Are there whites out there who disagree?  Go to the website and read about the others--some might surprise you. I don't know if any of these folks here have mixed ancestries, and I don't have time to look into it, but the Institute says they're Arabs. I see Arabs when I attend Orthodox church. They look like white folks to me, but I can't speak for others.

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