Omar Barghouti is an independent Palestinian researcher, commentator and human rights activist committed to upholding international law and universal human rights. He is a founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and the Palestinian Civil Society Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Columbia University, NY.
Barghouti will lead a lecture and discussion on the connections between Palestine and black America.
This event is sponsored by Peace and Justice for Palestine and the Institute for Policy Studies’ Racial Wealth Divide program.