So when is it acceptable to question the arguments of a minority group without being labeled an oppressor?
The University of Michigan recently announced it would cancel a screening of American Sniper, the acclaimed story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, in response to a petition filed by nearly 300 students, mainly members of the Muslim Students’ Association and Palestinian solidarity group Students Allied for Freedom and Equality (SAFE), who claimed the film was […]
Last night, the BDS resolution proposed by Students Allied for Freedom and Equality (SAFE) failed to pass Central Student Government for the second year in a row. The proposal petitioned the University to boycott, divest from, and sanction (BDS) companies involved in commercial affairs with Israel. After a long-fought #UMDivest campaign that resulted in 25 […]
Students Allied for Freedom and Equality (SAFE) is an organization at the University of Michigan whose mission statement is to “advance the causes of freedom, justice, human rights and equality for all peoples” with a focus on Palestinian rights. Yet the group has ignored the most heinous crimes against humanity, especially those against Palestinians. Recently, […]