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Dozens of Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces as U.S. Moves Embassy to Jerusalem

by Teddy Grant   May 15, 2018

The United States’ to open the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem on Monday was met with massive protests on the Gaza strip that left dozens... Read More

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Israel Begins Deportation of African Immigrants

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 05, 2018

Israel has begun handing out notices to 20,000 male African migrants, giving them two months to leave the country. If they do not leave... Read More

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The Miseducation of Solidarity

by Aja Monet   May 15, 2015

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   Aug 19, 2014

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   Jul 28, 2014

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   Jul 22, 2014

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   May 21, 2014

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   Aug 12, 2013

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   Apr 17, 2013

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   Mar 20, 2013

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