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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Baklava And Politics Are On The Menu At Dearborn Cafe

Nada Shatila, owner of Shatila Bakery & Cafe in Dearborn, Michigan, stands next to a photo of her father Riad Shatila, a Lebanese immigrant, founded it it 1979. (Robin Young/Here & Now)

Nada Shatila, owner of Shatila Bakery & Cafe in Dearborn, Michigan, stands next to a photo of her father Riad Shatila, a Lebanese immigrant, founded it it 1979. (Robin Young/Here & Now)

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd (left) and Shatila Bakery & Cafe owner Nada Shatila. (Robin Young/Here & Now)

Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd (left) and Shatila Bakery & Cafe owner Nada Shatila. (Robin Young/Here & Now)

Here & Now’s Robin Young visits Shatila, a vast bakery in Dearborn, Michigan, that is a gathering place for people of Middle Eastern heritage.

She talks with Osama Siblani, publisher of the Arab American News, Nada Shatila, the bakery owner, and Iman Abdulrazzak from the Michigan Muslim Community Council, about the concerns of the largest population of Arab-Americans in the United States.

From left, Osama Siblani, publisher of the Arab American News; Nada Shatila, owner of Shatila bakery; and Iman Abdulrazzak of the Michigan Muslim Community Council, are pictured at the Shatila bakery in Dearborn. (Peter O'Dowd/Here & Now)

From left, Osama Siblani, publisher of the Arab American News; Nada Shatila, owner of Shatila bakery; and Iman Abdulrazzak of the Michigan Muslim Community Council, are pictured at the Shatila bakery in Dearborn. (Peter O’Dowd/Here & Now)

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