African American Student Leaders:”Use of word ‘apartheid’ by Students for Justice in Palestine in its characterization of Israel is patently false and deeply offensive”

Black student leaders slam ‘apartheid’ characterization

By JORDANA HORN,  JPOST CORRESPONDENT 
04/09/2011 10:09

Letter says “decency, justice and hope compel us to demand immediate cessation to deliberate misappropriation of words.”

NEW YORK ­ African American student leaders from a variety of historically black colleges and universities took out full page ads in numerous American college newspapers Thursday, displaying an “Open Letter to Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP),” to convey that they were offended by SJP’s use of the term” apartheid” at recent Israel Apartheid Weeks at campuses across the country. Continue reading