Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM

Fine Arts Center,

University of Massachusetts-Amherst


The event is free & open to the public but tickets are required.

ISRAEL, FREE SPEECH & THE BATTLE FOR PALESTINIAN RIGHTS

NOT BACKING DOWN

Tickets will be available at FAC the night of the event but advanced tickets are recommended.

Roger Waters is an English rock musician, singer-songwriter, and composer best known for his work with the legendary rock band Pink Floyd. Over the last few years, he has emerged as a prominent advocate for Palestinian human rights.

Roger Waters

Co-founder, 

Pink Floyd

Panel Discussion Featuring:

Linda Sarsour

Co-founder, 

MPower Change

Linda Sarsour is a Palestinian-American political activist and co-founder of MPower Change, the largest Muslim-led social and racial justice organization in the nation. She is also co-chair of the Women’s March. 

Dave Zirin is the sports editor of The Nation, appears regularly on MSNBC and ESPN, and is the author of 10 books on the politics of sports. He was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for his book The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment that Changed the World.

David Zirin

Sports Editor,
The Nation

Marc Lamont Hill is a professor and public intellectual well-known for his work on television as a political analyst. He is a correspondent for BET News, and was recently fired by CNN for comments he made about Israel’s occupation of Palestine. 

Marc Lamont Hill

Temple University & 

former CNN commentator

TemTemple

Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian and journalist who appears regularly on Democracy Now! and the Real News Network. He is also the author or editor of over 30 books, including Letters to Palestine: Writers Respond to War and Occupation.

Journalist & Director,

Tricontinental Institute for Social Research

Vijay Prashad

Moderated by:

The event is free & open to the public but tickets are required.