Ara the Rat Blog

Charles Garry: Armenian Streetfighter in the Courtroom

Charles R. Garry, born Garabed Garabedian, was a civil rights lawyer best known for representing the Black Panther Party. 

The Legend of Ali Baba

The Incredible Story of Armenian Genocide Survivor & World Wrestling Champ, Harry Ekizian

What is the Evil Eye?

Used by cultures around the world for thousands of years, the concept of the evil eye and its intentions are mentioned in everything from ancient religious texts to Shakespeare

Armenians For Freedom For All: The Story Behind a Photo From a 1965 Martin Luther King Rally

Bethel Bilezikian Charkoudian didn’t know this photo was being taken. She didn’t even know who took it