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Silent Sam, Another Confederate Monument, Comes Tumbling Down | Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan

Around the country, people are resisting racism amid a rising white supremacist movement emboldened by the election of President Donald Trump. The latest act of rebellion involves Silent Sam, a statue on the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill. Hundreds of students rallied at the statue Monday night and tore the statue down, piling dirt on its head. ...

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Islamophobia and more | Mazin Qumsiyeh

Ed. note: At the end of this blog post, sign up for webinars on Challenging Islamophobia sponsored by United for Peace and Justice, which is partnering with the Muslim Justice League, the Council on American Islamic Relations [CAIR], and the American Friends Service Committee. Seventy years ago on 9 April 1948, my mother’s friend Hayah Balbisi in school (both at ...

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Questions to US citizens | Mazin Qumsiyeh

How will you challenge ALL racism and bigotry? What will you do to work for justice, human rights, and equality? How would you justify working against ‘white nationalism’ or ‘pan-Islamic nationalism’ (ISIS) but not against ‘Jewish nationalism’?

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