Time For The CBC and our Black Political Class Denounce Apartheid and Ethnocracy in Israel-Palestine
by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon
Two weeks ago, Black Agenda Report asked why black America’s enlightened and powerful political class of preachers, politicians, media figures, celebrities and business leaders were conspicuously silent while US F-16 fighters, drones and artillery bombarded defenseless Palestinians penned up in Gaza, an open air prison with six times the population density of Manhattan.
Last week, Black Agenda Report pointed out that even as Israeli ground troops invaded Gaza and the death toll climbed toward a thousand civilians, disproportionately children, the Congressional Black Caucus unanimously endorsed the ongoing massacres in the name of Israel supposedly “defending itself.”
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