Seikaly and Colleagues on Palestine and Black America

Professor Sherene Seikaly is among the scholars, activists, and other notables who have created a short video, “When I See Them, I See Us.”  The video examines the similarities (and to some extent the differences) between the situation and activism of African Americans and of Palestinians, and declares a level of solidarity between the two groups’ struggles.

Professor Seikaly says of her involvement: “This video is part of broader efforts to build solidarities across various divides in a way that attends to historical commonalities and differences. At its core is an investment in the possibility of political change.”

To view this thoughtful and moving video, see

Post last modified: January 5, 2016