A spoon, a ray of light and a reminder that systems of oppression are destined to fail.

Image by Noor Adwan

By Noor Adwan

(This story was originally published in MN Daily and is being reposted here.)

The escape of six Palestinians from Gilboa prison in Israel on Sept. …


Recently, AMP-MN put on a weekend youth summer program entitled Once Upon a Palestine. The camp was centered around the theme of storytelling and owning the Palestine narrative. The first day kicked off with a BBQ and bonfire to bring together the youth participants and their families.

On the second…


Original poem by Ali Abu-Atieh (Age 16)

Artist: Dalya Moumina

my country is Palestine,
filled with olives like flowing gold;
Israel, built on our home remains,
with colonial aims it holds.

they stole our land in 48' —
murdering masses through these dates —
what are people silent about? …


Community Member Submission
By: Rayna Al-Salaam

Olive trees are known as “trees of eternity” for their capacity to regenerate. They are a universal symbol of life, hope, peace, and victory and an important part of Palestinian culture, heritage, and identity. Dating back 4,000 years ago, they are cherished for not…


Here’s how you can help Palestine this Ramadan

This Ramadan, when we’re asked the repetitive and yet comical question, “do you have to fast for 30 days straight?” Perhaps our answer won’t be as laughably obvious as it always is. …


On February 7th and 14th, AMP-MN and Jewish Voices For Peace (JVP) teamed up to host a virtual “movie screening” and discussion on The Lobby, Al-Jazeera’s documentary which exposes the Zionist lobby’s influence campaign targeting Palestine Advocacy in the US. Al-Jazeera commissioned an undercover investigation of the lobby’s various branches…


Community Member Submission
Writing and photography by Nausheena Hussain.

Anxiety at the pit of my belly as I get pulled aside for increased security at Ben Gurion Airport.

Blessed for all the amenities and security I have- home, family, money, food, clothing

Confused how anyone of a faith can oppress…


Community Member Submission by Leena Yassin

I got into writing for the stage during the fall of 2009, having just recently entered middle school. It’s somewhat an odd age to begin given that all that I read up until that point was mundanely prim and formulaic, bound by rules and…


As 2020 comes to an end, we wanted to share with you the top moments that made this year the most memorable. …


There is an international campaign to #boycottpillsbury. What’s the story?

Minnesota-based General Mills is operating a Pillsbury factory on an illegal Israeli settlement.

The Context

In February of 2020, the United Nations published a list of companies violating Palestinian rights like facilitating the construction, expansion or maintenance of Israeli settlements or the demolition of Palestinian housing and property. The United Nations named General Mills, a…

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