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Saturday, November 28 • 10:15am - 11:30am
From Ferguson to Palestine: Joint Struggle Leads to Solidarity between Palestinians and African Americans

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It’s all connected: The Israeli military oppression of the Palestinian people and the prison industrial complex and police brutality against African Americans here; between the Apartheid Wall in the West Bank and anti-immigrant legislation and the wall between the US and Mexico. How are these things connected and why is the joining of these two struggles so important for justice?

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Amani Al-Khatahtbeh

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh is the founding editorin-chief of MuslimGirl.net, the leading online magazine for American Muslim women. Formerly the media relations specialist of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee in Washington, D.C., she is a rising voice in social, cultural, and... Read More →
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Lamis Deek

Lamis Deek is a human rights attorney and activist based in New York, originally from Nablus, Pales - tine. Her work spans international human rights, civil rights and criminal defense. She is chief counsel to the Global Justice and Human Rights Law Network, the founder of the Muslim... Read More →
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Bill Fletcher

Bill Fletcher is the immediate past president of TransAfrica Forum; a Senior Scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies; an editorial board member of BlackCommentator.com; and in the leadership of several other projects. Mr. Fletcher is the co-author, with Peter Agard, of The Indispensable... Read More →
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Kwame Rose

Kwame Rose is a social activist, hip-hop artist, blogger and speaker. He is best known for having boldly held mainstream media, particularly Geraldo Rivera of Fox News, accountable for its inaccu - rate representation of protestors during the Baltimore Uprising in 2015. Mr. Rose is... Read More →

Saturday November 28, 2015 10:15am - 11:30am CST
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