“Black Power and Palestine: Transnational Countries of Color”

“Black Power and Palestine” uncovers why so many African Americans—notably Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and Muhammad Ali, among others—came to support the Palestinians or felt the need to respond to those who did. This is the first book to explore how conflict in the Middle East shaped the American civil rights movement.

Walking to Palestine with Benjamin Ladraa

In this presentation Swedish activist Benjamin Ladraa discusses his walking campaign to raise awareness about the harsh realities faced by Palestinian people living under occupation in Gaza and the West Bank, as well as living in refugee camps in neighboring countries.

2018 Palestine Center Annual Conference: Panel 2

Panelists Jim Clancy, Miko Peled, Ali Abunimah, and Dr. Osamah Khalil address the issues of media representation, American Jewish solidarity, Palestinian activism in the US, Gaza and Jerusalem. Panel is moderated by Palestine Center Committee member and journalist Said Arikat.

2018 Palestine Center Annual Conference: Panel 1

Panelists Josh Ruebner, Lamis Deek, and Zena Agha address the issues of UNRWA, Activism, Legislation, Right of Return. Accompanying their presentations is a video prepared by Dr. Salman Abu Sitta on the attainable logistics of the right of return.

Education in Palestine

Dr. Abuhiljeh, president of Birzeit University, shares his insights on overcoming the many challenges posed to Palestinian higher education and the lead that Birzeit University has taken in establishing the Right to Education campaign, which has spread to other Palestinian universities. This event was cosponsored by the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) and the Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS).

Discrimination, Police Brutality, and Racism: The Struggle of Arab Palestinians in Israel

Jafar Farah and Nabila Espanioly, co-founders of the Mossawa Center discuss the advocacy work and programs of the center. Their presentation highlights how Al Mossawwa Center develops programs to promote a democratic society, and acts against all forms of discrimination based on race, nationalism, religious affiliation, social status, gender, and disabilities.