Transgender Activist Janet Mock Cancels Speech Under Pressure From Pro-Palestinians

anet Mock speaks on stage during the Women In The World Summit held in New York on April 24, 2015 in New York City.
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The Jerusalem Post reports: Transgender African- American activist Janet Mock canceled her scheduled appearance at the Brown University Hillel after anti-Israel protesters criticized her for speaking under the Jewish group’s auspices.

Mock announced Wednesday that she had cancelled her talk scheduled for March 21 at the Providence, Rhode Island Ivy League school, The Brown Daily Herald reported.

Moral Voices, a Jewish student group, had invited her in partnership with the Brown Center for Students of Color, Sarah Doyle Women’s Center, LGBTQ Center, Sexual Assault Peer Educators and other campus groups, along with the Brown/RISD (Rhode Island School of Design) Hillel.

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