• For the People Artists Collective endorses Cultural Boycott of Israel

    For the People Artists Collective is a radical collective of Black artists and artists of color in Chicago. “As artists who organize, it is our duty to create work that uplifts and projects struggle, resistance, liberation, and survival within and for our marginalized communities and movements in our city and our world,” says the Collective. […]

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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner, endorses academic and cultural boycott of Israel

    Scholar and writer Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner and associate professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, has endorsed BDS and the cultural and academic boycott of Israel in support of Palestinian rights. “Always remember, never forget. These powerful words compel us to think […]

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  • Over 100 Writers Call on PEN American Center to Reject Israeli Government Sponsorship

    USACBI is an organizational signatory of this letter, hosted by Adalah NY: New York, NY, April 5, 2016 – In a letter made public today over 100 writers, including Pulitzer Prize winners Junot Díaz, Richard Ford, and Alice Walker, and award-winning author Louise Erdrich, have called on the PEN American Center “to reject support from the Embassy of Israel” for PEN’s annual World Voices […]

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  • Powerful new video on Black-Palestinian Solidarity

    For full materials, statement and resources, please see: Facebook: Black-Palestinian solidarity video Website: http://bit.ly/BPSolidarity Black-Palestinian solidarity is neither a guarantee nor a requirement – it is a choice. We choose to build with one another in a shoulder to shoulder struggle against state-sanctioned violence. A violence that is manifest in the speed of bullets and […]

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  • Take Action – Tell Dionne Warwick: Don’t Be on the Wrong Side of History Again – Cancel Your Performance in Apartheid Israel!

    Jews for Palestinian Right of Return has created the following petition, appealing to Dionne Warwick to cancel her scheduled concert in apartheid Tel Aviv on May 19, 2015. Sign the petition here: https://www.change.org/p/dionne-warwick-don-t-be-on-the-wrong-side-of-history-again-cancel-your-performance-in-apartheid-israel Dear Ms. Dionne Warwick, In 1980s, you violated the international boycott against apartheid South Africa by playing a concert at the Sun City […]

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  • Artists and Intellectuals Including Junot Díaz, Chuck D, and Boots Riley Call for Boycott and Divestment from Israel

    Leading U.S. intellectuals, writers, and hip hop artists have recently added their voices in support of the Palestinian civil society call for an academic and cultural boycott of Israel in protest of Israel’s systematic abuses of Palestinian human rights and violations of international law. This week, New York Times best-selling author Junot Díaz, who received a Pulitzer Prize […]

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  • An Open Letter to the World Music Institute: Do not present Idan Raichel

    Tell the World Music Institute that presenting Idan Raichel is not in line with your values or theirs. Sign on and see complete list of signatories: http://adalahny.org/adalah-web-action/1202/open-letter-world-music-institute-do-not-present-idan-raichel To the staff and board of the World Music Institute: As organizations and individuals who support the struggle for justice, human rights, equality and democracy in the Middle East, […]

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  • NBC: Terminate film project promoting Israeli apartheid, ethnic cleansing and colonization in occupied East Jerusalem

    Palestinian Civil Society and National Institutions to NBC:  Terminate the NBC film project promoting Israeli apartheid, ethnic cleansing and colonization in occupied East Jerusalem Respect corporate responsibility for international law and Palestinian human rights We, the undersigned Palestinian civil society organizations and national institutions, condemn in the strongest terms the plan of the American TV […]

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  • October 23: Militarization, Domestic Spying, and the Boycott of Israel, New York City

    Please join NYACT for a panel discussion entitled “Militarization, Domestic Spying, and the Boycott of Israel.” WHEN:   Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – 7:00-9:00 PM WHERE: Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South – Assembly Hall, New York City Scheduled speakers are: David Swanson (RootsAction), journalist and author of War No More: The Case for Abolition (2013) and The Military Industrial Complex at 50 (2012), will […]

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  • USACBI commends Mira Nair for her support of BDS and cultural boycott

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel salutes Mira Nair for her strong and clear stand with the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel, refusing an invitation to the Haifa International Film Festival in line with the cultural boycott of Israel. Nair Tweeted: I was just invited to […]

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