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3 Things to Love About Palestinian-American Football Player Oday Aboushi

3 Things to Love About Palestinian-American Football Player Oday Aboushi

by Jamilah King on July 12 2013, 11:38AM

He’s more than just a controversy.

Topics: /NOW

LAX Officials Threaten to Deport Palestinian Filmmaker On His Way to Oscars

LAX Officials Threaten to Deport Palestinian Filmmaker On His Way to Oscars

by Jorge Rivas on February 20 2013, 5:37PM

An Oscar nominated Palestinian filmmaker and his family traveling to Los Angeles for the Academy Awards this Sunday were detained for hours at the Los Angeles International Airport by U.S. Customs officials. Emad Burnat, whose film “5 Broken Cameras” has…

Topics: /NOW

Romney: Israeli 'Culture' Makes It More Wealthy Than Palestine

Romney: Israeli ‘Culture’ Makes It More Wealthy Than Palestine

by Kai Wright on July 30 2012, 10:09AM

Palestinians ask the obvious question about the presumptive GOP nominee’s analysis of poverty in the Middle East: “Isn’t this racism?”

Topics: Economy, Global Affairs, Kai Wright, /NOW

The Israel Lobby Finds a New Face: Black College Students

The Israel Lobby Finds a New Face: Black College Students

by Seth Freed Wessler on January 18 2012, 9:01AM

Supporters of Palestinian rights have charged that Israel is an apartheid state. In response, the country’s staunchest U.S. lobby group is recruiting black college students to say there’s no way Israel can be racist.

Topics: Global Affairs

Tempers Flare Over Cancellation of Palestinian Youth Art Exhibit

Tempers Flare Over Cancellation of Palestinian Youth Art Exhibit

by Noelle de la Paz on September 30 2011, 10:00AM

Nearly one hundred Bay Area residents held a demonstration last Friday to speak out against what they called the censorship of the children’s artwork.

Topics: Schools & Youth

As U.N. Debates Palestinian Statehood, Palestinian People Still Ignored

As U.N. Debates Palestinian Statehood, Palestinian People Still Ignored

by Michelle Chen on September 23 2011, 9:02AM

The Palestinian Authority has set in motion a diplomatic frenzy over its citizens’ right to self-determination. But something obvious remains lost in the maneuvering between the White House, Abbas and Israel: The Palestinian people.

Topics: Global Affairs, Global Justice

Why We, as Women of Color, Join the Call for Divestment From Israel

Why We, as Women of Color, Join the Call for Divestment From Israel

by Barbara Ransby on July 13 2011, 9:53AM

On the heels of a controversial new Israeli law challenging boycotts, a group of feminist women of color describe their visit to Palestine and explain their call for divestment.

Topics: Global Affairs

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

Reviving Resistance in Palestine

Reviving Resistance in Palestine

by Michelle Chen on June 23 2011, 10:57AM

“We want to be free. We want to be able to live a normal life. We want peace. Is that too much to ask?” It depends on who you ask.

Topics: Global Affairs, Global Justice

Palestinian Youth Channel an Old Struggle Through New Media

Palestinian Youth Channel an Old Struggle Through New Media

by Michelle Chen on June 17 2011, 10:33AM

Global Justice columnist Michelle Chen explores the future of resistance, on and offline, with her students in the occupied territories.

Topics: Global Affairs, Global Justice, Technology

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