See you soon, Rasmea

Rasmea Odeh has made a positive impact on my life, as she’s done for others like me. Resilience is a word commonly associated with one of the strongest women I’ve come to know, and that is exactly what Rasmea has instilled in me. You don’t have to search long or hard to find someone who…

NFL players answer BDS call, cancel trip to Israel

Update: Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills also canceled his trip to Israel and New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett showed support for his brother by retweeting Michael Bennett’s statement. Justin Forsett of the Denver Broncos also pulled out of the trip, but cited the birth of his child as the reason behind his decision. However, Forsett…

Frank Ocean mentions Palestine in new album

Frank Ocean released his first album since 2012 on August 18 via Apple Music allowing his fan base to finally breathe. At the 8:15 mark of the visual album,”Endless,” Frank Ocean transitions into a song titled “U-N-I-T-Y.” In it, he gives Palestine a mini shout out when he sings, “U-N-I-T-Y/ Neptunes and peace signs/ Chiraq, Palestine life/ Hyper built 1995, you’d think…

Letter from the editor

Inside the second issue of Palestine in America, you’ll find analyses regarding the United States’ complicity in the horrific occupation of Palestine, the siege on Gaza, and a detailed look at the vibrant Palestinian-American community across the country. Readers will also get an informed  breakdown of the 2016 presidential election and its ramifications for Palestinians,…