• In Defense of Deepa Kumar

    The United States Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel stands in solidarity with Professor Deepa Kumar who is under attack by Fox News for exposing the violence of U.S. imperialism on her twitter account. Professor Kumar cited the U.S. killing of more than 1.3 million people in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan as […]

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  • USACBI Welcomes Dave Zirin to the Advisory Board

    USACBI is happy to welcome to its Advisory Board the well-known sports journalist and social activist, Dave Zirin. Zirin is a contributing writer for The Nation and author of many books including The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World and Brazil’s Dance With the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and […]

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  • USACBI Newsletter, July 2015

    USACBI Newsletter Volume 1, number 2 (July 2015) Published by the US Campaign for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel http://usacbi.org 1. Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of BDS call and the Creation of USACBI – USACBI: Where We are Today 2. Faculty for Justice in Palestine Reports 3. Solidarity Between Students and Faculty: Protecting a […]

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  • New Resource: USACBI Pamphlet for Students on Academic Boycott of Israel

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is making available a new resource, designed especially for students on US campuses who are working for justice and liberation for Palestine. The new pamphlet (available for download here) provides an overview of USACBI’s work and helpful suggestions and examples of organizing students can […]

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  • USACBI congratulates United Church of Christ on divestment vote

    USACBI congratulates The United Church of Christ in passing its resolution¬† to boycott and divest from Israeli occupation, and applauds the work done by The United Church of Christ Palestine-Israel Network in heeding the Palestinian-led BDS call and working over the past years to build support for this resolution. Following, as it does, a similar […]

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  • Human Rights Activists Thank Lauryn Hill for Cancelling Upcoming Concert in Israel

    For Immediate Release- May 4, 2015 – Palestinian rights activists are celebrating today”s announcement by Lauryn Hill that she is cancelling her concert in Tel Aviv, which was scheduled for May 7. The singer posted the announcement on her Facebook page Monday, writing: “It is very important to me that my presence or message not […]

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  • USACBI stands in solidarity with Black struggle in Baltimore

    The United States Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel stands in solidarity with Baltimore protestors against police brutality and state violence directed against African Americans. The murder of 25 year-old Freddie Gray by Baltimore Police is only the latest outrage in a long history of rampant racism and violence endured by disproportionately […]

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  • Write a fan letter to Lauryn Hill asking her to honor the Palestinian call for boycott!

    Ms. Lauryn Hill is set to perform in Israel on 7 May 2015. The presence of artists is routinely used by Israel to legitimize its policies and maintain its reputation as a normal member of the international community. Just as during the struggle against South African apartheid artists were expected not to cross the picket […]

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  • National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies endorses boycott of Israeli academic institutions

    USACBI warmly congratulates the membership of the National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies on adopting a resolution in support of the boycott of Israeli academic institutions with a unanimous vote. The National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies Annual Conference took place in San Francisco from April 15-18, 2015. The business meeting, open to […]

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  • Professor Noura Erakat delivers keynote Women’s History Month address at CSU Fullerton

    In what is surely a first for BDS activism in the United States, Palestinian Human Rights lawyer and activist, Professor Noura Erakat was among those welcomed by a University President to deliver a public talk on Palestine.¬† Professor Erakat spoke at California State University, Fullerton, on March 3, 2015 as the keynote speaker for the […]

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