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Group Calls For People To Only Support Black Businesses On Friday

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.14.2016 | Black Voices

In the aftermath of the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, black people aren’t just marching in the streets to enact change, they’re p...

Olympic And Sports Boycotts

ADST | Posted 07.11.2016 | World
ADST

Sport boycotts have been effective measures for countries to express disdain and condemnation for the actions of another.

Apple Withholds Support For GOP Convention Because Of Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics

Apple will not contribute funds or other resources for the Republican National Convention due to presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump’s pre...

The Right To Boycott; And It's Right To Boycott

Donna Nevel | Posted 06.17.2016 | Education
Donna Nevel

This past week, hundreds of New Yorkers from different communities and organizations stood strong for justice and protested Governor Cuomo's unconstit...

Friday Talking Points -- GOP's 'What Would Lincoln Do?' Moment

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When in the past have you ever heard the term "unendorse" used? We haven't checked, but we believe it just got coined and added to the political lexicon.

Amazon Removes Offensive Hindu Deities Doormats After Twitter Outcry

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 06.07.2016 | Impact

Amazon got serious heat from users after some very questionable items were being sold on the site. The hashtag #BoycottAmazon was trending on Twitter...

Israel's Fight Against BDS

Bob Herbst | Posted 06.02.2016 | World
Bob Herbst

After the American Studies Association voted to boycott Israeli academic institutions in 2013, and the Presbyterian Church and United Church of Christ...

Snoop Dogg Right on 'Roots' Remake for the Wrong Reasons

Antonio Moore | Posted 06.02.2016 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

The reboot of Roots aired its first episode on Memorial Day, and Snoop Dogg did not belive the series should have been broadcasted. Snoop went as far ...

Common Core "Field Tests" Boycott

Alan Singer | Posted 05.23.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE) is calling on New York State parents to support a boycott of new high-stakes assessments being field-tested i...

Claiming the radical middle ground: critical of Israel, yet opposed to academic boycott

Jennifer S. Hirsch | Posted 05.13.2016 | Education
Jennifer S. Hirsch

My junior colleague's email, titled "time-sensitive" and sent from her gmail account, was oblique - something important, she intimated, and best not p...

Toilet Wars Heat Up: Evil Empire Strikes Back

Barbra Siperstein | Posted 05.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Barbra Siperstein

In U.S. law, public accommodations are generally defined as facilities, both public and private, used by the public. Examples include retail stores, r...

My Take on the Target Debate: Thank You Kroger!

Heather Davis | Posted 04.29.2016 | Parents
Heather Davis

Thank you Kroger for being sensitive of the rights of all of your customers and coming up with a common sense solution. Your decision to create a sin...

The Orwellian Plot to Unseat North Carolina Governor McCrory

Domenick Scudera | Posted 04.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

To reasonable Americans, it would appear that the backlash over North Carolina's HB2 legislation is the reaction to an egregious injustice. North Carolina governor Pat McCrory sees it differently.

When Boycotts Turn Harmful

Matt Kidd | Posted 04.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Kidd

On the one hand, boycotts from major corporations and artists can be a great showing of solidarity. On the other hand, I questioned how thoughtful some of the boycotts are, and if there's a stronger way the boycotters could show allyship to the LGBT community.

New Jersey is Pushing Unconstitutional Anti-BDS Legislation Because No more Plausible Deniability

Yolanda Rondon | Posted 03.21.2016 | Impact
Yolanda Rondon

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement is a non-violent political protest against Israel's policies and practices that violate the huma...

The Grammys Are Even More Terrible Than You Thought

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.15.2016 | Entertainment

Critics have called the Grammys "inexplicable," "terrible," "awful," "dumb," "lousy" and "wrong." The award show has race issues. It has domestic abus...

Take Back Student Governments From The Hijackers!

Andrew Pessin | Posted 02.12.2016 | College
Andrew Pessin

When the debate visits a campus, it typically leaves behind a campus in shambles: friendships and relationships are severed, people stop talking to each other, and the overall educational mission of the institution is irreparably harmed.

Don't Penalize Companies for Their Political Beliefs

Yolanda Rondon | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics
Yolanda Rondon

The bill requires divestment from and prohibits business transactions, contracts, and investment with companies, contractors, subcontractors, NGOs and/or individuals that boycott an allied nation or companies of an allied nation -- Israel.

Connecting The Oscars Debate and the Black Lives Matter Movement

Mycah Hazel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Black Voices
Mycah Hazel

The debate over the Oscars, and the overarching debate over diversity in Hollywood, is vital, not just because it will give more black actors and actresses a trophy to hold or a film to promote, but because it will give less black parents a funeral to plan.

#OscarsSoWhite, Oscars So Wrong -- A Time for Solidarity

Patricia Illingworth | Posted 01.28.2016 | Impact
Patricia Illingworth

As an ethicist and avid filmgoer, I cannot help but think that, regardless of skin color, all people have a responsibility to boycott the Oscars.

#Oscarssowhite is the End Result of a Deeper Problem

Dyanne Brown | Posted 01.28.2016 | Black Voices
Dyanne Brown

Changing the Academy Awards nomination process is like adding a new coat of paint to a house with termites nibbling at the foundation. It looks pretty on the outside, but you're not addressing the crumbling infrastructure.

The Unbearable Whiteness of Hollywood

Lauren Leader-Chivee | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Leader-Chivee

The failure of the Academy to select any nominees of color is symptomatic of the larger issues facing the industry.

I'm Boycotting the Oscars and Here's Why You Should, Too

Camryn Garrett | Posted 01.27.2016 | Teen
Camryn Garrett

Even if we don't break records, we'll still be sending a message: we are important. We matter. Our achievements and our work are not worth any less because of our skin color. We should be recognized. After all, it is true.

Israeli-Americans Can Strengthen the Jewish People in the U.S. and Lead the Fight Against BDS

Adam Milstein | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics
Adam Milstein

For decades, those of Israeli descent living in America kept our suitcases packed. Despite U.S. passports, English-speaking families, and American homes and businesses, we always thought that we would return to Israel one day.

It's Not Just About Israel. BDS Threatens Us All.

Adam Milstein | Posted 01.01.2016 | Politics
Adam Milstein

History's lessons hang over our moment. What begins with the Jews never ends with the Jews. Now is the time for Americans to take action. For the sake Israel and America, for the sake of our shared values and our common future, we must stop BDS dead in its tracks. Nothing less than our very way of life is at stake.