As US-inspired racial justice protests sweep the world, the British Board of Deputies assigns Stephen Bush to listen to British Jews of color and implement policy change.
IN AUGUST 2016, the Movement for Black Lives, a broad coalition of organizations associated with the Black Lives Matter movement, released a detailed platform that included a range of policy demands touching nearly every area of political concern, from criminal justice, to education, to the environment, to economics.
While the death of George Floyd brings up personal traumas for many us, it’s important to remember that part of self-care is finding joy.
More than 1,500 people have signed an open letter published Friday that uses the religious language of “obligation” to demand that Jewish groups reserve 20% of board seats for Jews of color and take other steps to increase their representation at a time of national soul-searching about systemic racism.
While I am so proud to be a queer Jewish woman of color, it has taken an excruciating amount of work to reach this point.
When the Jewish community learned that the March for Racial Justice was scheduled for Yom Kippur (September 30), outraged responses filled social media.
The lynching death of a 14-year-old black boy in Mississippi awakened the country to the horrors of racism
Two excellent books accompanied me through the darkness of these last months. The first was Wesley Lowery's "They Can't Kill Us All," a devastating front-line account of the police killings and the young activism that sparked one of the most significant racial justice movements since the 1960s: Black Lives Matter.
When I was nine years old, my family sat me down to watch the landmark documentary Eyes on the Prize.