“Lawyer with a soul” Raja Shehadeh contributes essay on the importance of “vision.” Read more about Literary journal "Wasafiri" launches Palestine special edition
“A new generation of workers and students is seeing how we’re linked — not only as workers, not only as students, not only as Americans, but as people of conscience to the struggle of Palestinians,” says a student activist. Read more about Student workers "have spoken": US labor union backs Israel boycott
Palestinian poetry was read and distributed on subway line. Read more about New York librarians take subterranean action in solidarity with Gaza
Whether it’s poems that resist the drumbeats of war or hold a mirror up to the sorrows of New Orleans, Hammad’s work continues to articulate the redemption that she reminds us is always there. In her new poem, Into Egypt, Hammad dives into the energy of the current uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, holding the narrative of Egypt’s revolt in a personal, deeply moving light. Read more about Suheir Hammad's new poem and short film: "Into Egypt"