400 years ago, the first Africans who came to America were not ‘enslaved’, they were indentured – and this makes a crucial difference when we think about the meanings of our past.
Due to diasporic persecution and the pressures of cultural conformity, I cannot speak a language murdered out of my bloodline.
Ezra LOVES questions! Follow his adventure, which will leave your little one in stitches of laughter.
"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 next mayor will face issues like crime and police-community relations.
“It’s cathartic. It’s noir. It’s frighteningly relevant,” Peele said after “The Hunt” was greenlighted.
Rebecca Naomi Jones, who has made her reputation in rock and pop musicals, will tackle a classic as Laurey in “Oklahoma!”
Many Americans tell the story of Black-Jewish political relations like this: First, there was the Civil Rights movement, where the two groups got along great.
All eyes were on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding on Saturday.
Where do seasoned camp veterans go to learn more about camp? Why camp, of course! Camp Be’chol Lashon (CBL) staffers Michael DeYoung (right) and Jonah Tobin (left) attended the Foundation for Jewish Camping’s Cornerstone Seminar to be with hundreds of other camping professionals.
Given the strength their love for each other is, it seems like these two were meant to be together. But as for many Jews of Color, finding a match was by no means guaranteed. The path to matrimony was part luck, part technology, and a whole lot of Torah. Romance was really an afterthought.
This past summer, I also read a modern Ecclesiastes in the book Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Much like Ecclesiastes it is not presenting the best of the world, but the unfortunate realities of it.
The struggle to survive at predominantly white institutions... “There is one sin that slavery committed against me which I will never forgive. It robbed me of my education.” – Dr. James D. Anderson
Actor and singer Taye Diggs might be black, but he wants folks to understand that his son, Walker, isn’t — at least not entirely. That’s the message he’s been shopping around as part of a tour to promote his new children’s book, “Mixed Me.”
Passover is the eight-day Jewish holiday in which we ask questions at the seder table. For one quirky Jewish guy from Washington DC, Sukkot was the eight-day Jewish holiday in which he successfully answered clues with questions.