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The Miseducation of Solidarity

by Aja Monet

Many have been weighing in on Lauryn Hill’s recently canceled show in Israel. However, few have heard or will know the story of three... Read More

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The Ferguson/Palestine Connection

by Kristian Davis Bailey

The St. Louis County Police Department that killed Michael Brown and initially placed Ferguson on siege has trained with the Israeli military. Former County... Read More

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Palestinians Report Increased Racism, Violence as Gaza Offensive Continues

by Kristian Davis Bailey

Over 1000 Palestinians have been killed and 4,500 injured since the Israeli military’s operation on the Gaza Strip began July 8. As the Israeli... Read More

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“This Is Indeed a Massacre”
Palestinians in Gaza Respond to Siege

by Kristian Davis Bailey

Over 550 Palestinians have been killed and 3,000 injured by the Israeli Defense Forces in the Gaza Strip since July 8. United Nations estimates as... Read More

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Why Black People Must Stand With Palestine

by Kristian Davis Bailey

Two years ago, a viral video emerged of a Palestinian alumnus named Fadi Quran being pepper sprayed and arrested while nonviolently protesting in the... Read More

Peacemakers Weigh in On Obama’s Chance at Achieving an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

Peacemakers Weigh in On Obama’s Chance at Achieving an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

by France François

Ever-elusive peace between Israel and Palestinine has defined and confounded U.S. presidencies for decades. Since Jimmy Carter, every subsequent president has attempted to build... Read More

Jerusalem: A New Testament to the World of Travel [PHOTOS]

Jerusalem: A New Testament to the World of Travel [PHOTOS]

by #teamEBONY

When I vacation, I usually pack a bikini, sunscreen, dresses and sandals. On my recent trip to Israel, the contents of my bag were... Read More

Why Obama’s Israel Trip Is One Big Mistake

President Obama’s Trip to Israel Might be a Bad Idea

by Slate

Iran is accelerating its nuclear program. Syria’s gruesome civil war is beginning to bleed across its borders. Two years after Hosni Mubarak’s ouster, Egypt’s... Read More

POLITICS AS (UN)USUAL:
This Week in Politics

POLITICS AS (UN)USUAL:
This Week in Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell

A look at the political week that was… Finally, there is a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas after a week of violence, resulting in... Read More

Has Israel Become the Arizona of the Middle East?

Has Israel Become the Arizona of the Middle East?

by Jamila Aisha Brown

Since 2005 approximately 60,000 undocumented Africans have crossed into Israel from Egypt hoping to escape war, poverty, and political persecution.  While Libya once provided... Read More