• 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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  • African Americans Affirming the Jim Crow analogy in Palestine/Israel

    Via US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation: On May 29th, novelist Alice Walker issued an open letter calling upon Alicia Keys to cancel her scheduled concert in Israel. The letter has created an immense stir, as those who wish to ignore the situation facing the Palestinians hasten to draw a false wall between the experiences of […]

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  • USACBI Statement of Support for the Association for Asian American Studies

    Please click here to download the AAAS Boycott Resolution, passed at the 2013 AAAS Annual Conference. We in the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) congratulate the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) for their historic and principled decision to support the boycott of Israeli academic institutions. The resolution that […]

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  • AAAS votes in historic decision to support boycott of Israeli academic institutions

    The General Membership of the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) just voted (at their annual meeting taking place this weekend in Seattle) for a resolution in support of the boycott of Israeli academic institutions and in solidarity with the world-wide movement responding to this call from Palestinian civil society. AAAS is the FIRST academic […]

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  • Alicia Keys: Cancel Apartheid Israel Show

    Joined with the global movement for a cultural boycott of Israel by musicians, we all ask Alicia Keys to stand on the side of justice and cancel her gig in Tel Aviv, Israel. Alicia Keys is scheduled to play to a segregated audience in Israel on July 4, 2013 at Nokia Arena in Tel Aviv. […]

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  • Palestinian Trail of Tears: Joy Harjo’s Missed Opportunity for Indigenous Solidarity

    by Sa”ed Adel Atshan (published at Indian Country Today.) Ever since my childhood, I have always felt a deep connection with Native Americans. At the Ramallah Friends School, a Quaker institution established in Palestine over a century ago, we learned about our shared history as indigenous peoples who have faced ethnic cleansing by European colonists […]

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  • Letter to Joy Harjo from USACBI Organizing Collective

    The following message, along with a PDF of the first 1000 signatures of USACBI’s petition, was sent to Joy Harjo on December 8, 2012. The petition is still collecting signatures and will send additional signatures to Joy Harjo – please sign on!  Dear Joy Harjo, We write you today on behalf of the US Campaign for […]

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  • Petition: Joy Harjo, it’s not too late! Cancel your gig, don’t perform for Apartheid Israel!

    Native American poet and musician Joy Harjo is scheduled to perform at Tel Aviv University on Monday, December 10. SIGN HERE TO ASK THAT SHE HONOR THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL. It’s time to take a principled stance in support of Palestinian human rights being violated by the Israeli state’s colonial occupation […]

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  • Darnell Moore: On charges of anti-Semitism and Palestinian solidarity activism

    The following piece was published first on Mondoweiss: I am deeply indebted to my friend, Beryl Satter, for taking the time to compose a response to my letter to Judith Butler. Dialogue is necessary. And debate, even the type that might easily move some toward outrage, does not require insufferable contempt. Given that, I would like to respond […]

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  • Asian American community organizations to CAAM: Support BDS, don’t partner with Israel

    The following letter, by Asian American individuals and organizations, was written to the Center for Asian American Media to protest the Center’s sponsorship of the Israel China Film Festival, an event sponsored by the Israeli Consulate in San Francisco. This letter joined the call from USACBI and a number of other organizations. Individual signatures to […]

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