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Dispatch From Chicago: War Abroad Touches Palestinian-American Youth

Dispatch From Chicago: War Abroad Touches Palestinian-American Youth

by Julianne Hing on August 14 2014, 7:00AM

What does it mean to be young and Palestinian and American in this moment in history?

Topics: Dispatches, Schools & Youth

On the American Perception of Israel's War In Gaza

On the American Perception of Israel’s War In Gaza

by Carla Murphy on August 5 2014, 10:15AM

Racism, privilege and the limits of empathy

Topics: /NOW, Society

'Free Palestine' Demonstrators Gather Outside White House

‘Free Palestine’ Demonstrators Gather Outside White House

by Carla Murphy on August 4 2014, 12:14PM

Rally billed as the largest pro-Palestinian march in the United States.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Robin D.G. Kelley on Palestine: 'A Level of Racist Violence I've Never Seen'

Robin D.G. Kelley on Palestine: ‘A Level of Racist Violence I’ve Never Seen’

by Jamilah King on July 28 2014, 10:20AM

His comments offer some perspective on how even in time so-called “peace,” violence and destruction are commonplace.

Topics: Culture

Palestinian Artist's Show Opens Without Him in New York

Palestinian Artist’s Show Opens Without Him in New York

by Aura Bogado on July 25 2014, 12:07PM

Khaled Jarrar’s ‘No Exit’ deals with the artist’s reality

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

This Is What James Baldwin Wrote About Israel and Palestine in 1979

This Is What James Baldwin Wrote About Israel and Palestine in 1979

by Jamilah King on July 24 2014, 10:18AM

“Jews and Palestinians know of broken promises.”

Topics: Culture

A Look at the U.S. Marches Calling for and End to Violence in Gaza

A Look at the U.S. Marches Calling for and End to Violence in Gaza

by Jamilah King on July 23 2014, 11:32AM

Thousands of people have taken to the streets to call for an end to the violence that’s claimed more than 600 Palestinian lives.

Topics: Culture

Jon Stewart Outlines the Trouble With Talking About Gaza in the U.S. Play

Jon Stewart Outlines the Trouble With Talking About Gaza in the U.S.

by Jamilah King on July 22 2014, 9:56AM

It’s still tough to report on the subject if you seem even remotely sympathetic to Palestinian lives

Topics: Culture

Alice Walker Doesn't Mince Words in Challenging Israeli Blockade of Gaza

Alice Walker Doesn’t Mince Words in Challenging Israeli Blockade of Gaza

by Asraa Mustufa on June 28 2011, 10:35AM

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author is set to sail to Gaza, and compares the treatment of Palestinians to her own childhood in the American South.

Topics: Global Affairs

Obama and Abbas to Discuss, but Not Deal with Gaza Crisis

by on June 9 2010, 5:48PM

UPDATE 5:45 PM ET: Pres. Obama pledged $400 million in U.S. aid for the West Bank and Gaza today following a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. According to the White House, the aid will be used to build housing…

Topics: Global Affairs

Rabbi Who Brought Down Helen Thomas Has Great 'Mexican' Impression

Rabbi Who Brought Down Helen Thomas Has Great ‘Mexican’ Impression

by Channing Kennedy on June 7 2010, 6:53PM

UPDATE 1:00PM ET: Though the ‘Holy Weather’ video has been removed from youtube by the uploader, Mediaite has re-posted it. Embedded above. ………… This weekend, thirty seconds of video surfaced in which veteran DC reporter Helen Thomas, in a snippet…

Topics: Media

Friday Twitter Break: Arizona Just Can't Give Racism A Rest

Friday Twitter Break: Arizona Just Can’t Give Racism A Rest

by Julianne Hing on June 4 2010, 5:59PM

What is going on? As if the ongoing BP disaster at the Gulf Coast weren’t enough, Arizona decided it couldn’t let the weekend get started without reminding us exactly how small-minded and backwards it can be. The Onion could not…

Topics: Technology

Images From Behind the Gaza Blockade Photo

Images From Behind the Gaza Blockade

by Hatty Lee on June 4 2010, 12:00PM

Almost 1.5 million people struggle for basic necessities.

Topics: Global Affairs

The Gaza Blockade is the Real Problem

The Gaza Blockade is the Real Problem

by Hagai El-Ad on June 4 2010, 12:00PM

An Israeli human rights advocate says the flotilla raid is but the latest reason why the siege is as self-defeating as it is inhumane.

Topics: Global Affairs

Will American’s Death in Gaza Flotilla Change U.S. Stance on Israel?

by on June 3 2010, 11:50AM

An American citizen is reported to be among the 9 people killed by Israeli solders aboard a flotilla of ships headed to Gaza on Monday. Turkish investigators have identified one of the bodies flown from Israel to Turkey yesterday as…

Topics: Global Affairs

Israel, Gaza and the 'Lynching' of Morality

Israel, Gaza and the ‘Lynching’ of Morality

by on June 2 2010, 12:00PM

The U.S. conversation about Israeli violence is still bound by false equivalencies and feigned victimhood.

Topics: Global Affairs

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