What Black Lives and Palestinian Lives Have in Common
- Written by Gilbert Schramm Gilbert Schramm
- Published: 15 June 2020 15 June 2020
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What the lives of American people of color and Palestinians have in common is first and foremost that they both matter. To remind people of this simple fact is not to suggest that other lives don’t matter—that is just nonsense—a cheap distraction and sophomoric talking point. The point of the slogan “Black Lives Matter” is to draw attention to the obvious fact that people of color in the US (like Palestinians) have systematically been treated with callous, often brutal and lethal, disregard.
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