CA Abandons Its Commitment to Ethnic Studies under Right Wing Pressure—The Fight Continues
On March 18, 2021, the California State Board of Education (SBE) rubber-stamped a whitewashed Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) in the face of massive public backlash. This version of the ESMC was panned by teachers, students, community organizations, and Ethnic Studies scholars—including Angela Davis, Cornel West, and Marc Lamont Hill. In disgust, all 20 of the Ethnic Studies educators who drafted the original version of the ESMC demanded that their names be removed....
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 10:04PM
Press Release: Pledge that Palestine is a Feminist Issue
Today the Palestinian Feminist Collective (PFC) launches a pledge and open letter asking US women and feminist organizations, social and racial justice organizations, and people of conscience to adopt Palestinian liberation as a critical feminist issue. The pledge lists six concrete steps and commitments the Collective proposes to advance a truly intersectional and decolonial feminist vision in Palestine. These include pledging support for Palestinian rights to free speech and political organ...
Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:37PM
Rashid Khalidi & Nora Barrows-Friedman: Hundred Years War on Palestine
Event Date: Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 9:58AM
Censorship, Entanglement & Corruption: The Israel Lobby 2021 Agenda
Webinar with participation through Zoom and YouTube. 9AM California time, Noon EDT....
Event Date: Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:00AM
Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:37AM
Palestine Justice Coalition Teach-In: Palestinian Future and Israeli Annexation
Online Event http://bit.ly/pjcteachin...
Event Date: Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:00AM
Posted: Sat Sep 5, 2020 10:45PM
Sacred Tohono O'odham mountain desecration underway for U.S. Israeli border spy towers
The destruction of sacred land is underway in Ali Jegk community on the Tohono Oodham Nation, as the land and plants are being destroyed for the integrated fixed towers, spy towers, that were authorized to be built by the Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems. The destruction and Elbit's human rights abuses in Palestine are opposed by traditional O'odham....
Posted: Mon Jun 1, 2020 10:28AM
BDS protest at sheet maker Brooklinen’s NYC store over production in Israel
At a protest Sunday at Brooklinen’s new Williamsburg, Brooklyn store, New York human rights advocates called for a boycott of the online sheet and linen retailer, over their Israeli production partners’ involvement in Israel’s apartheid rule over the Palestinian people....
Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:11PM
UCB Student Threatens Genocide to Palestinians; No Response From Campus
During a recent meeting of the Associated Students of the University of California, a UC Berkeley student spoke at the podium, pledging the genocide of "Palestinians from the world". The UC campus administration has taken no action against the student, and has taken no action to affirm the safety of Palestinian students and Palestinian visitors on campus....
Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:30AM
CANCELLED: Col. (ret.) Ann Wright Fundraising/Speaking on GAZA/The 2020 Freedom Flotilla
ANSWER Meeting Room, 2969 Mission Street, San Francisco 94110 (Mission at 26th Street)...
Event Date: Tue Feb 4, 2020 6:30PM
Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:44PM
Extinction Rebellion and Women in Black In Black Friday Protests
Photos: Leon Kunstenaar, Pro Bono Photo . Not everybody went shopping...
Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:46AM
Palestinian Holiday Crafts Fair
Middle East Children's Alliance 1101 8th Street, Berkeley, Suite 100...
Event Date: Sat Dec 7, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:03PM
Noura Erakat: 'Justice for Some: Law & the Question of Palestine'
Berkeley City College Auditorium 2050 Center Street, Berkeley...
Event Date: Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:31PM
Reclaiming Judaism From Zionism With Several Contributors
The Green Arcade 1680 Market Street San Francsco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 7, 2019 8:00PM
Imprisoning a Palestinian Generation: Film & Discussion
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org...
Event Date: Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:02PM
From the West Bank to Oakland: End Forced Displacement!
Oscar Grant Plaza 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:25PM
Film "Gaza Fights for Freedom" w/ director Abby Martin
Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street, at York St....
Event Date: Sat Oct 5, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:43AM
Palestine Legal comments on California’s ethnic studies model curriculum
Palestine Legal has submitted the following public comment on California’s 2020 Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum:...
Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:21AM
Interview with Kate Jessica Raphael on Fiction, Memory, and Palestine
Interview with local author Kate Jessica Raphael. Raphael is a San Francisco Bay Area writer, feminist and queer activist and KPFA radio journalist....
Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:33PM
Indybay Pushes Back Against “Diamond Slavery” DMCA Takedown
DMCA memory hole threatens to swallow article published on Indybay in 2003 about working conditions in Romanian diamond factory....
Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:47PM
Code Pink Action On The Sausalito Ferry
Code Pink demands end of Palestine repression in demonstrations on ferry and in Sausalito. Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sat Aug 3, 2019 9:57PM