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Author of Black Lives Matter position on Israel defends ‘genocide’ claim

The Jewish community in New York holding a rally for the Black Lives Matter movement outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, July 28, 2016. (Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

NEW YORK (JTA) — The co-author of the Black Lives Matter platform passage accusing Israel of “genocide” defended the term, saying Israel’s actions fit in its wider definition. Ben Ndugga-Kabuye co-authored the statement along with Rachel Gilmer, the former board member of a Zionist youth group. Ndugga-Kabuye told JTA… Read more »