Posts Tagged Palestine

Hedy Epstein smiling and wearing a shirt that says "Stay Human"

Hedy Epstein, Holocaust Survivor and Anti-Violence Activist, Dies at 91

We lost a dear friend this week. Hedy Epstein, who escaped Nazis as a child in Germany and spent the rest of her life fighting similar state violence in Palestine and near her home in St. Louis, died Thursday. She was 91.

We lost a dear friend this week. Hedy Epstein, who escaped Nazis as a child in Germany and spent the rest of her life fighting similar state violence in Palestine and near her home in St. Louis, died ...

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Largest academic feminist organization in North America backs Israel boycott

“What is significant about this particular resolution is the rationale; the fact that the resolution makes it explicit that BDS is a feminist issue, that it is an expression of transnational feminist solidarity and that one cannot call themselves a feminist and address inequalities and injustices without taking a stand on what is happening in Palestine.” —Simona Sharoni, Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh

“What is significant about this particular resolution is the rationale; the fact that the resolution makes it explicit that BDS is a feminist issue, that it is an expression of transnational feminist solidarity and that ...

A group of Black and Palestinian organizers hold a sign saying end state racism.

Why BLM activists are showing up for a Palestinian woman threatened with deportation

Dani McClain has an excellent piece over at The Nation that discusses growing solidarity between Black and Palestinian activists challenging state violence. The poignant example at the center of the piece? A campaign to support Palestinian feminist icon Rasmea Odeh, one of the first Palestinian women to speak about the Israeli military’s use of rape as a form of torture.

Dani McClain has an excellent piece over at The Nation that discusses growing solidarity between Black and Palestinian activists challenging state violence. The poignant example at the center of the piece? A campaign to support Palestinian feminist icon Rasmea Odeh, one ...

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#SelectiveHistory: Missouri museum censors Ferguson-Ayotzinapa solidarity event

Earlier this month, the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis canceled a discussion on solidarity in social movements after its organizers refused to kick a Palestinian woman off of the panel of Black and Latino activists. 

Earlier this month, the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis canceled a discussion on solidarity in social movements after its organizers refused to kick a Palestinian woman off of the panel of Black and Latino activists. 

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