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Palestinian Activist Rasmea Odeh Found Guilty of Immigration Fraud

Palestinian Activist Rasmea Odeh Found Guilty of Immigration Fraud

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2014, 1:44PM

The case was merely a pretext for political persecution, the activist’s supporters say.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Pittsburgh's Conflict Kitchen Shut Down Over Palestinian Program

Pittsburgh’s Conflict Kitchen Shut Down Over Palestinian Program

by Jamilah King on November 10 2014, 4:09PM

A noble cause has devolved into death threats.

Topics: Culture

Palestinian Vocalist Merna Has New Song Produced by Ali Shaheed Muhammad Play

Palestinian Vocalist Merna Has New Song Produced by Ali Shaheed Muhammad

by Jamilah King on October 27 2014, 2:20PM

It’s the first single off of her new album.

Topics: Culture

Junot Díaz Endorses Call to Boycott Israel

Junot Díaz Endorses Call to Boycott Israel

by Aura Bogado on October 21 2014, 4:16PM

The author formally supports a campaign for the “academic and cultural boycott” of Israel.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Angela Davis Connects Movement to Free Palestine to Black Feminism

Angela Davis Connects Movement to Free Palestine to Black Feminism

by Jamilah King on September 22 2014, 3:42PM

She spoke with activist and author Frank Barat.

Topics: Culture

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

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

Angela Davis on Palestine and the Prison Industrial Complex Play

Angela Davis on Palestine and the Prison Industrial Complex

by Jamilah King on July 22 2014, 10:20AM

If you’ve got an extra half hour to spare, it’s worth listening as Davis makes the connections between the violence in Gaza and the struggle for racial justice.

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

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 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

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