When people say, “that’s anti-Semitic, racist, or something else”

usually, we should believe them

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill at the U.N. meeting on International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

With words — impact still matters more than intent.

The past or present dangers do not give a pass to those enduring facts.

People must also reject every illegitimate claim.

The focus should be on ending oppression.

The facts matter too — past and present.

It’s difficult to say what’s true to the powerful.

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