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Angela Davis Says She’s ‘Stunned’ After Award Is Revoked Over Her Views on Israel News Roundup
Niraj Chokshi, The New York Times

Angela Davis Says She’s ‘Stunned’ After Award Is Revoked Over Her Views on Israel

Angela Davis, the activist and scholar, said this week that she was “stunned” after a civil rights group in her native Birmingham, Ala., reversed its decision to honor her with an award amid protests over her support for a boycott of Israel.

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Rashida Tlaib: The Senate’s Anti-BDS Bill Is an Unconstitutional Attack on Free Speech News & Analysis
Democracy Now!

Rashida Tlaib: The Senate’s Anti-BDS Bill Is an Unconstitutional Attack on Free Speech

A new Senate bill would allow state and local governments to boycott any U.S. companies which are engaged in a boycott against Israel.

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The Controversy Over Laws Punishing Israel Boycotts, Explained Op-Eds & Analysis
Zack Beauchamp, Vox

The Controversy Over Laws Punishing Israel Boycotts, Explained

A bill encouraging a crackdown on the BDS movement just failed in the Senate.

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Israel and Academic Freedom: An Exchange Op-Eds & Analysis
Kenneth Waltzer and Mark G. Yudof, reply by Katherine Franke, The New York Review Of Books

Israel and Academic Freedom: An Exchange

In her essay, Katherine Franke of Columbia University shows a remarkably selective myopia. She seeks to persuade readers we have reached a significant turning point on public recognition of Israel’s suppression of Palestinian human rights...

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Thanks to Rashida Tlaib, Palestinians Finally Have a Voice in Washington Op-Eds & Analysis
Hanna Alshaikh, The Nation

Thanks to Rashida Tlaib, Palestinians Finally Have a Voice in Washington

The first Palestinian woman elected to Congress is unapologetic and proud of the community she represents.

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Women Share Photos Of Traditional Palestinian Dresses To Celebrate Rashida Tlaib’s Swearing-In News Roundup
Morgan Gstalter, The Hill

Women Share Photos Of Traditional Palestinian Dresses To Celebrate Rashida Tlaib’s Swearing-In

Women across the country are sharing photos of their traditional Palestinian gowns to celebrate the swearing-in of Rep.-elect Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.)

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Rashida Tlaib’s thobe and Ilhan Omar’s hijab are making congressional history Op-Eds & Analysis
Rebecca Jennings, Vox

Rashida Tlaib’s thobe and Ilhan Omar’s hijab are making congressional history

There’s even a hashtag: #TweetYourThobe.

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As Rashida Tlaib Is Sworn In, Palestinian-Americans Respond With #TweetYourThobe News Roundup
Karen Zraick, The New York Times

As Rashida Tlaib Is Sworn In, Palestinian-Americans Respond With #TweetYourThobe

The new congresswoman from Michigan wore a thobe, a traditional Palestinian dress with elaborate embroidery, to her swearing-in, and her supporters posted photos of themselves in their own.

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Women Honor Rashida Tlaib By Wearing Palestinian Gowns As She Is Sworn Into Congress Op-Eds & Analysis
Christina Zdanowicz, CNN

Women Honor Rashida Tlaib By Wearing Palestinian Gowns As She Is Sworn Into Congress

Wearing traditional Palestinian gowns, hundreds of women across the United States showed off their heritage in honor of a historic day.

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