Jews ‘must be included’ in ethnic studies curriculum, says state schools chief at press conference

Gabe Stutman, The Jewish News of Northern California, 08/14/2019

California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond said during a press conference on Wednesday morning that Jewish Americans “must be included” in a controversial ethnic studies curriculum for high school.

The Magnitude of Toni Morrison

Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic, 08/06/2019

The literary titan, who died yesterday at age 88, wrote black characters with a rare compassion that ripples far beyond her own work.

Why The Need To Enforce Guidelines To Protect Black Hair Is A Sad Reality

Topacio Marrero, Blavity, 06/24/2019

"Our hair struggle isn’t new."

Alpha Blondy Says 'Thank You, Israel'

Armin Rosen, Tablet, 05/09/2019

On tour in Holland, the reggae great talks about climbing Masada, seeing Mecca and 'the magic that music brings to the people'

Get Real Talk: Generosity and Nonprofit Start-Ups

Gamal J. Palmer, The Forward, 04/30/2019

Insight to the work of Global Eye Entrepreneurs.

EyeSeeMe bookstore teaches children the value of African-American history

Tanisha Sykes, USA Today, 04/10/2019

"We have to feed our children positive images and tell the stories of our past because the nation would not be what it is today without those ancestors."

The first African-American female mayor in Chicago history will be Lori Lightfoot

Madeline Holcombe and Ray Sanchez, CNN, 04/03/2019

The next mayor will face issues like crime and police-community relations.

If we are really going to tackle Jewish poverty, here are the questions we need to ask.

Jane Eisner, The Forward, 03/24/2019

If the American Jewish community seriously confronted the persistence of Jewish poverty, it could look like this