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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Kanye West arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Opinion | Kanye isn’t a ‘free thinker.’ He’s a mouthpiece.

By Paul Beer, Staff Columnist October 24, 2022
West fails to provide any substantive ideas to the conversation of Black empowerment. He is simply restating hateful rhetoric that only propagates more racism in America.
Ilhan Omar has been criticized and called anti-Semitic after she made an offensive tweet about Jewish money controlling foreign policy.

Opinion | Anti-hate resolution overshadows anti-Semitism

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist March 20, 2019
While the resolution began as a direct response to Omar’s anti-Semitism, it quickly transgressed into a wishy-washy general prerogative to abstain from all forms of hatred.

Letter to the Editor | Re: ‘Editorial: Pro-Palestine doesn’t mean anti-Semitic’

February 13, 2019
The op-ed piece published Tuesday is dangerous because though its writers claim it does, it has not opened a dialogue.
Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. — one of two Muslim women recently elected to the House of Representatives — awaits the start of the 116th Congress on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 3 in Washington, D.C.

Editorial: Pro-Palestine doesn’t mean anti-Semitic

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 11, 2019
The tweets, which have been decried by Democrats and Republicans alike, lacked the context of a long history of anti-Semitic tropes and offensive stereotypes.
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