Jews of color on what Martin Luther King Jr. Day means to them in 2019

Josefin Dolsten and Ben Sales, JTA, 01/17/2019

JTA asked Jews of color to share their thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

What Would Historical African American-Jewish Music Sound Like?

Andrew Esensten, Jewish&, 10/16/2018

Anthony Russell’s brilliant new album attempts to answer that question.

For Afro-Yiddish Performer, the Past is not Past

Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell, My Jewish Learning, 01/27/2015

When William Faulkner wrote these words in Requiem for a Nun, I'm pretty certain he didn't have a formerly opera-singing African-American performer of Yiddish in mind. Nonetheless, for me Faulkner's words still manage to apply.