“Our Declaration of Independence”: African Americans, Arab Americans, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1967–1979

@article{Yaqub2015OurDO,
  title={“Our Declaration of Independence”: African Americans, Arab Americans, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1967–1979},
  author={Salim Yaqub},
  journal={Mashriq \& Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={3},
  pages={ - }
}
  • Salim Yaqub
  • Published 28 July 2015
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration Studies
Abstract:This article examines the evolution of African-American commentary and activism on the Arab-Israeli conflict from 1967 to 1979. It focuses in particular on the crystallization of a moderate black position that, while continuing to support the existence of a Jewish state in Palestine, increasingly questioned the pro-Israel orientation of U.S. foreign policy. The article argues that the emergence of this perspective reflected a transformation in the politics of the Arab-Israeli dispute… 

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