8 December, Yonkers: Resisting Incarceration, Colonialism and Racism: Standing Rock, Movement for Black Lives, Palestine

Thursday, 8 December

6:00 pm
Yonkers Riverfront Library
1 Larkin Center
Yonkers, NY
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najah-delegationResisting Incarceration, Colonialism and Racism–from Standing Rock and Movement for Black Lives to Palestine

· 2.3 million people are incarcerated in US prisons
· Over 7000 Palestinians are incarcerated in Israeli jails
· US and Israel are collaborating on policing, incarceration and torture
· Indigenous communities, communities of color and other marginal communities are resisting colonialism, racism, incarceration and state violence

Join us for a discussion of these timely questions with members of the 2016 US Prisoner, Labor and Academic Delegation to Palestine:

Thursday, December 8th at 6pm at the Yonkers Riverfront Library, 4th Floor
1 Larkin Center, Yonkers, NY 10701

Panelists include: Rabab Abdulhadi, Senior Scholar of the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies, and Associate Professor of Race and Resistance Studies; Johanna Fernandez, Professor of History, Baruch College, City University of New York; Jaime Veve, Co-Convener, Labor for Palestine; and Laura Whitehorn,former US-held political prisoner and representing Release Aging People in Prison.

This event is free and open to the public.