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Rise of the Arab American LeftActivists, Allies, and Their Fight against Imperialism and Racism, 1960s-1980s$
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Pamela E. Pennock

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781469630984

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630984.001.0001

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Arab Students and the Politics of Palestine

Arab Students and the Politics of Palestine

The Organization of Arab Students and the Arab American Left

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Rise of the Arab American Left

Pamela E. Pennock

University of North Carolina Press

This chapter discusses the role of the Organization of Arab Students (OAS) in fostering the radical Arab American movement in connection to the Third World New Left. It covers the organization’s history at American universities in the 1950s and 1960s. The chapter focuses on its pro-Palestinian activism in the late 1960s at several universities, with emphasis on Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

Keywords:   Organization of Arab Students (OAS), radical, New Left university, protest, Wayne State University, Nabeel Abraham, Palestinian, Fatah

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