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Museum discussed panel with outside Jewish group

A series of emails relating to the “Ferguson to Ayotzinapa to Palestine” event reveal that the Missouri History Museum’s cancellation of the panel followed a member of the Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis (JCRC) bringing the event to the attention of Frances Levine, the museum’s president.

| Senior News Editor

Parallels between movements exist, despite history museum’s claims

Beyond mere optics, the museum is indeed engaging in selective history by denying a connection between the social movements in Ferguson and Mexico with those occurring in Palestine.

Protesters gather to demonstrate against Missouri History Museum

Around 75 protesters from around the St. Louis community congregated outside the Missouri History Museum on Thursday night to protest the museum’s cancellation of an event that planned to discuss the similarities between recent events in Ferguson, Ayotzinapa and Palestine.

| Staff Reporter

Missouri History Museum stops panel including Palestinian presence

An event planned for Thursday night has been cancelled at the Missouri History Museum after organizers refused to meet the museum’s demand that Palestinian activists be removed from a panel of speakers exploring the similarities between social movements in Ferguson, Ayotzinapa and Palestine.

and | Senior Editors

Missouri History Museum cancels solidarity event planned by students

The Missouri History Museum has cancelled an event exploring the similarities between social movements in Ferguson, Ayotzinapa and Palestine after organizers refused to remove Palestinian activists from the panel of speakers.

and | Senior Editors

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