Earlier today, Rashida Tlaib delivered a speech on the floor of Congress in support of South Africa’s genocide case against Israel and insisted the US must stop funding the mass slaughter in Gaza. We print the powerful address here in full.
Rashida Tlaib is the US Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district and a DSA member.
On Thursday, Rashida Tlaib, the only Palestinian American member of Congress, delivered an extraordinarily personal and powerful speech from the House floor about the humanity of Palestinians and the urgent need to dismantle Israeli apartheid. We print it here in full.
Rashida Tlaib talks to Jacobin about her family’s struggles, fighting giveaways to Detroit’s mega-rich developers, trespassing (allegedly) to stop environmental racism on the waterfront, ending poverty, justice for Palestine, and why Congress should impeach Trump.