A Global Connection: Freedom Fighters From Black Lives Matter, Dream Defenders, & More Protest Occupation Of Palestine With Solidarity Demonstration (VIDEO)

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At the start of the year, a delegation of freedom fighters for black liberation representing Black Lives Matter, The Dream Defenders, the Black Youth Project 100, New York Justice League, and more traveled to the embattled land of Palestine to stand in solidarity with those living under Israeli occupation.

The 10-day trip — organized by Dream Defenders’ legal and policy director Ahmad Abuznaid — was a historic and unprecedented action to connect the oppression of black and brown people globally to the U.S. A number of representatives on the trip, including St. Louis rapper and poet Tef Poe, stood tirelessly on the front lines of demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo. just months before to dismantle state violence, specifically the death of black bodies at the hands of a militarized police force.

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That visceral but tangible connection was not lost. During his travels, Poe posted this picture on…

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