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Online Event: From Vietnam to Palestine: The New York Times Black Statement 50 Years Later

November 1

Sunday, 1 November
11 am Pacific – 2 pm Eastern – 8 pm central Europe – 9 pm Palestine
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Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/355713952382126/
Organized by AMED Studies at San Francisco State University

What does the 1970 New York Times Black Statement on Palestine tell us about US politics, internationalist solidarities, coalition tensions and contradictions? Join the Open Classroom of the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas (AMED) Studies and the National Black Education Agenda, and IFCO for oral histories and critical analysis by Black leaders who edited, signed and published the statement.

Register here: https://forms.gle/HmePkDkKMjhLHwiU8

Link to NYT 1970 Statement: http://www.blackforpalestine.com/1970-black-nyt-statement.html

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Panelists:

Sam Anderson, Professor, National Black Education Agenda, co-edited the statement and was one of the earlier unsung heroes who was penalized by losing his job at Sarah Lawrence College as a result.

Frances M. Beal, Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and Third World Women’s Alliance
Phil Hutchings ), Chairman of Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) when SNCC adopted its statement on Palestine and lost a lot of its funding.

Robert F. Van Lierop, Ambassador, Esq, Secretary Treasurer of C.O.B.A.T.A.M.E

Co-Moderators:

Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi

Gail Walker, Executive Director, IFCO/Pastors for Peace

Co-Sponsors:

Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine
Jews for Palestinian Right of Return
Jewish Voice for Peace Boston
Labor for Palestine
SA BDS Coalition
Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network

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