Lenny Kravitz talks about his Jewish upbringing

Jerusalem Post Staff, Jerusalem Post, 09/27/2020

“I am deeply two-sided,” Kravitz said in his memoir, according to the New York Times. “Black and white. Jewish and Christian. Manhattanite and Brooklynite.”

Be’chol Lashon: Combating Racism, Celebrating Diversity

Naomi Kitchen and Makeda Zabot-Hall, The Covenant Foundation Sight Line, 09/15/2020

We have to make it clear and make it a priority to celebrate all of the identities that exist within the Jewish community as well as recognize when parts of our community are in pain

Senior Sephardi rabbi rethinks criticism of racial inclusivity commission

Adam Decker, Jewish News, 09/12/2020

Rabbi Joseph Dweck backs the Board of Deputies’ Commission on Racial Inclusivity after initially criticising its terms of reference.

We’re All Helping Raise Black Jewish Kids

Heather Miller, Kveller, 09/10/2020

Whether you realize it or not, you are helping to raise Black children.

Jews consider their place in America’s fraught racial landscape and ask: ‘Are we white?’

Mya Jaradat, Desert News, 09/07/2020

The writer explores a three-decade quest to understand her mother’s words: ‘‘We’re not white. We’re Jewish.’

Read ‘Black Panther’ director Ryan Coogler’s moving tribute to Chadwick Boseman

Sonaiya Kelley, The LA Times, 08/30/2020

It is with a heavy heart and a sense of deep gratitude to have ever been in his presence, that I have to reckon with the fact that Chad is an ancestor now. And I know that he will watch over us, until we meet again.

‘Black Lives Matter,’ declare groups representing majority of US Jews in NYT ad

Jacob Magid, Times of Israel, 08/29/2020

Over 600 Jewish organizations sign letter, published on anniversary of March on Washington, backing ‘current day Civil Rights Movement’

As Black National Convention opens, Black Jews speak out about Black lives

Sheree R. Curry, The Forward, 08/28/2020

All Jews must come together for the sake of humanity when it comes to justice for Black Americans.

Beyond Good Intentions

Rebecca Pierce, Jewish Currents, 08/27/2020

The Not Free to Desist letter outlines seven “obligations” Jewish organizations can undertake for pursuing racial equity.

How Black Comedy Got The Last Laugh

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