This New Disney+ Show May Feature a Black Jewish Character!

Emily Burack, Kveller, 08/06/2020

There’s a new Proud Family character, and we couldn’t be more excited!

Why Cornel West is hopeful (but not optimistic)

Sigal Samuel, Vox, 07/29/2020

A conversation about Black liberation theology, existentialism, and other philosophies that can help us through these times.

A Love Letter to My Black Jewish Mom

Aviva Davis, Heyalma, 07/29/2020

My mom is a Jew by choice, and it is because of her that I grew up a strong, proud, Jewish woman of color.

John Lewis’s Legacy and America’s Redemption

David Remnick, The New Yorker, 07/18/2020

The civil-rights leader, who died Friday, acknowledged the darkest chapters of the country’s history, yet insisted that change was always possible.

The US loses two icons of the civil rights movement in one day

Faith Karimi, CNN, 07/18/2020

John Robert Lewis died at age 80 after a battle with cancer. Rev. Cordy Tindell "C.T." Vivian died at age 95 of natural causes. They died a day before the birthday of the late Nelson Mandela -- another renown champion of racial equality.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Where Is the Outrage Over Anti-Semitism in Sports and Hollywood?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hollywood Reporter, 07/14/2020

The Hollywood Reporter columnist calls out the hateful outbursts against Jews by Ice Cube, DeSean Jackson and others and explains how the muted response "perpetuates racism" and contributes to an overall "Apatholypse."

American Jewry Has a Blind Spot Regarding Mizrahi Jews

Nave Dromi, Jewish Journal, 07/11/2020

The recent discussion about “Jews of Color,” who fit this identity and whose numbers relative to the total Jewish population are significant, has once again exposed a blind spot in American Jewry.

Rabbi Sandra Lawson on how not to treat Jews of color

Yonat Shirmon, Religion News Service, 06/25/2020

Asking someone about their Jewish story when you meet them is almost asking them what kind of underwear they’re wearing.

Thinking of How I Teach My Black, Jewish Daughters About This Moment in History

Marissa Tiamfook Gee, Jewish Journal, 06/24/2020

My girls are too young to really understand what’s going on, but one day they will understand, one day they may also feel like they don’t fit in.

How Black Comedy Got The Last Laugh

Lynn Hirschberg, The New York Times, 09/03/2000