Citing their mutual experiences of racism and state violence, over two dozen African-American public figures expressed their solidarity with Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian girl facing years in prison for slapping an Israeli soldier, as her trial opened - behind closed doors, after the judge banned the media in hopes of downplaying the travesty. Ahed's father Bassem: "They don't want the world to see this theater, which they call a court."
It was a small conference with big ideas and a deep sense of urgency. "We need to do it all," said one attendee. "We just simply need to do it all."
Over three days in Burlington, Vermont, politicians and activists will "share...
"If we are to truly honor Dr. King's life and spirit, let us recommit ourselves...
Oceti Sakowin Camp
Green Party of the US