Critics of solidarity between the Movements for Black Lives and the Palestinian struggle miss how concepts like apartheid are not meant to apply only when there is perfect equivalence between two situations. They also apply when the experiences of two oppressed groups share common features.
Every day, the US's broken immigration system and backward policies tear apart many families, to the great benefit of private prison companies. These companies receive millions of federal dollars for running 62 percent of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facilities.
Bob Kerrey's appointment as chair of the board of trustees for Fulbright University is an insensitive affront to the people of Vietnam. Reconciliation should not require that someone culpable of war crimes be appointed to a prominent position.