Why Jewish Organizations Should Not Be Tearing Down Angela Davis
Even if no Jewish groups had intervened in the BCRI situation, the stage had already long been set to deny Davis
As some pro-Israel mainstream Jewish groups back orgs like Canary Mission and increasingly target Black Palestine solidarity, even Black power icons like Angela Davis have been swept up in a frenzy of racist censorship that harms all communities involved
"For those of us wondering where the Jewish community fits into the broader struggle for justice, it can be right next to towering figures like Davis, if we choose to hear her call to reject white supremacy," writes the brilliant
"For those of us wondering where the Jewish community fits into the broader struggle for justice, it can be right next to towering figures like Davis," writes
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Good Lord, Angela Davis called Jewish refuseniks in the USSR "Zionist Fascists," and was more generally one of America's leading apologists for Soviet anti-Semitism.