Israel Palestine Op-ed
Win peace in the
Shock and awe with books, chalk, and librarians…
of the underlying causes for the spread of worldwide terror emanates from the
Holy Lands. The world looks to America to return grace to the Holy Lands.
CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 (CRA) empowered the
· “Institute suits to protect constitutional rights in public facilities and public education…
· Prevent discrimination in federally assisted programs.”
It didn’t end discrimination. However, it provided a legal framework for the good cops and attorney generals to support justice.
1954 the United States Supreme Court announced, "Separate educational facilities are
inherently unequal." Brown v. Board
of Education (BBE) trained the civilians and kiddies corps that dismantled
segregation and pushed fairness and equality throughout
these acts were taking hold in
those American history lessons down the world’s aisle would save us and the
world some hard, bloody lessons. For
example, in our Congressional Reception Hall, where foreign aid proposals are
Most of our aid to other nations is distributed in
quarterly payments and for specified purposes.
Ending generations of
Marry the lessons of our CRA and BBE into our $3 billion Israeli foreign aid package.
Consequently, we need an administration that attaches some of
our young nation’s healthy history to our economic exchanges with at least
Image how much safer the next generation would be if the world heard these words from an American President, Secretary of State, and UN Ambassador:
“Kids who school, play, and grow together don’t throw stones or bombs at each other. Kids who hang together erase the dangerous ignorance of segregation. Kids who grow up this way build a nation’s vitality, economy, and character. We know this because that’s what ended the violence underpinning our segregated society.
“These schools and recreational sites will be designed and staffed to be among the world’s best. Their students will be backed by a 20 year escrowed scholarship account established to help underwrite the future education of any graduates of these schools.
“Then a committee must be established to expand into developing or redeveloping integrated living communities around these schools.
“We want Israeli and Palestinian kids to experience the same healthy growth our kids have learned by going to school together.
“Next year 20% of our
“We urge you to move quickly on implementing this cost effective and safety enhancing program, since we anticipate proposing further such foreign aid budget shifts in the future.”
“Golda Meier once said, ‘The fighting will stop when both sides decide they love their children more than they love death.’ Both sides love their children. We will increasingly tie our foreign aid to show all mothers that we too love all children.
When we start leading the world in this way, we will do for children what all true religions from all the world’s Holy Lands claim they want to do.
Dwayne Hunn serves as Executive Director of People’s Lobby Educational Foundation, which educates on thorny issues that affect the lives of everyday people. For information, visit the education links at www.WorldServiceCorps.us or www.PeoplesLobby.us
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