Dima Khalidi in Jacobin

The following opinion piece, by Director Dima Khalidi, was published in Jacobin on September 13, 2018. Click here to view the full article.

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Marc Lamont Hill is Not Alone

By Dima Khalidi

When Temple University professor Marc Lamont Hill, known for his forceful and principled advocacy for racial justice, as well as a number of other social justice issues, spoke at the United Nations on November 28 in favor of equal rights for all in Palestine/Israel, he apparently went one cause too far.

First, he was fired as a commentator by CNN. Now, members of Temple University’s board of trustees are up in arms. They don’t approve of something a Temple faculty member said, off campus, on his own time.

Sounds all too familiar.

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