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 This Week In Palestine 
 
 Weekly Program
 Host John Roberts, performer Remi Kanazi, and speakers Noura Erakat and Khuri Peterson-Smith
 Truth & Justice Radio (WZBC)  
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Today we start with an excerpt from Palestinian Remi Kanazi's brilliant performance at Harvard, commemorating Israeli Apartheid Week. Born 1981, Kanazi is a tour de force, a bundle of energy who is part poet, part stand up comedian, and part social commentator based in New York City. All 3 parts are evident in his performances. He is the editor of the anthology of hip hop, poetry and art, Poets for Palestine (2008), the author of two collections of poetry, Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine (2011) and Before the Next Bomb Drops: Rising Up From Brooklyn to Palestine (2015). Go to youtube.com/user/PoeticInjusticeNet for his official channel. Have a look at "This Divestment Bill Hurts My Feelings."

Then we move over to Tufts University for part of its own recognition of Israeli Apartheid Week. It begins with introductions by Tufts Professor Tom Abowd. Noura Erakat and Khuri Peterson-Smith discuss the history and significance of Black-Palestinian solidarity. Noura Erakat, human rights attorney and Assistant Professor at George Mason University, is the author of Justice for Some: Law in the Question of Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2019). Khuri Peterson-Smith is the Michael Ratner Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, where he studies migrant and refugee policies.
Begun in 2004, This Week In Palestine (a weekly 8am feature of Truth and Justice Radio (TJR) is an award-winning 45-minute (or more) segment of news from Palestine and discussion of issues relevant to the Palestinians' struggle for freedom from Israel's brutal military occupation and colonization of their homeland. It speaks from the point of view of Palestinians and those who care about them. TJR is aired Sundays 6-10am ET on WZBC 90.3FM, Newton, MA, also streamed live and archived for two weeks at wzbc.org; TJR's modest website, truthandjusticeradio.org, has a link to This Week In Palestine archives back thru 1-6-2008; editions are also accessible at radio4all.net. TJR sometimes airs Palestine coverage IN ADDITION to that provided by This Week In Palestine. We hope you'll write to us at tjradio@fastmail.com if you rebroadcast our work, or have questions or comments. Stay tuned!

 This Week In Palestine 4-21-2019 Download Program Podcast
Recognizing Israeli Apartheid Week: poetry and commentary at Harvard, and a forum on Black-Palestinian solidarity at Tufts
00:50:48 English 2019-04-21
 Cambridge, MA
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