Op-Ed: What Would Martin Luther King Jr.’s Response be to Current Anti-Semitism?

The image is chilling in its overt and malevolent celebration of the brutal Hamas attack of October 7, in which more than 1,200 Israeli civilians died.

Released by the national office of Black Lives Matter (BLM) in Chicago and featured on X, with the slogan “I Stand With Palestine,” the meme portrays a Hamas fighter on a paraglider on his way to participate in the murderous mission last fall.

Separately, The Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of more than 50 Black liberationist organizations – including BLM – released a statement condemning “the deadly, racist attacks against the Palestinian people by the Israeli state.”