AIPAC, grappling with changing demographics, is reaching out big time to minorities.
Lots of black-white optics tonight: Allan Houston, former NBA star, Olympic gold medalist and assistant general manager of the Knicks, joins Betsy Berns, who writes guides for women on watching sports, to crack wise about hoops and Israel and get sincere about AIPAC.
They describe last year’s tour of Israel by 10 current and former NBA pros.
The parade of student leaders starts with the leader of the student body at Morehouse College, a historically black school.
The convocation is delivered by a black baptist preacher from Detroit and a rabbi from New Jersey. They hug and invoke the civil rights era.