It was foolish of Alice Walker to boycott an Israeli publisher because of the occupation. But it was also wrong University of Michigan to dump the ‘Color Purple’ author.
After being disinvited from a women’s center celebration, Alice Walker is being invited to speak at a public forum at the University of Michigan by the provost.
Alice Walker has been disinvited from an event at the University of Michigan. Now the proponent of boycotting Israel knows what it’s like to be shunned for her beliefs.
Israel’s consular general in New York accused novelist Alice Walker of urging artists to scapegoat Israel, following the publication of an open letter by Walker imploring singer Alicia Keys to boycott Israel and cancel her concert there.
Novelist Alice Walker, who is slated to speak at Manhattan’s 92nd Street Y, called on singer Alicia Keys to boycott Israel and cancel a scheduled concert there.
A group of Nobel Peace Prize laureates joined artists and activists in signing an open letter calling for an international military boycott of Israel following this month’s Gaza conflict.
Alice Walker, author of “The Color Purple,” refused to authorize a Hebrew translation of her prize-winning work, citing what she called Israel’s “apartheid state.”