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A FIREMAN helps a man as a home burns in New Orleans during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 20

US housing legacy puts some Black neighborhoods at higher flood risk

Nearly 60% of households in neighborhoods once designated undesirable for mortgage lending were non-white, compared with 40% of households in neighborhoods deemed desirable for loans.

By REUTERS
15/03/2021

Orthodox Rabbi, anti-racism advocate, turns his gaze to Jewish texts

The commentary, titled “In Black Fire,” represents an extension of Rishon’s ongoing efforts to speak up against racism in the Orthodox world.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
09/03/2021
BLACK LIVES matter to Jews. A rabbi carries a sign supporting Black Lives Matter at a rally in Washi

Black Lives Matter: Listen to Biden, reject hatred from Sarsour - opinion

Take President Biden’s advice on both counts. Let’s together engage in a moment of unity.

Erdan goes ‘Down South’ for Black History Month on first official tour

“As Israel’s ambassador to the US, it is very important to me to connect with all sectors of American society, and in particular with minority groups."

Scene from the fantasy film 'Black Panther'

NC leader: 'Agnostic Jew' made Black Panther to reach 'Schvartze pockets'

“His refusal to apologize is troubling and unacceptable to us,” said Matt Brooks, the director of the Republican Jewish Coalition. “These kind of comments have no place in our society.”

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
19/02/2021

The legacy of Jewish crusade against racial injustice - opinion

Black-Jewish relations is not something new to me. It’s something I’ve been passionate about my whole life.

MARKELL CASEY: In some cases we are opinion shapers and we have platforms that can influence a lot o

Over 170 US celebrities join Black-Jewish alliance

The aim of the organization is to stand together to counter antisemitism and racism within the industry.

Black History Month: We must renew black-Jewish brotherhood - opinion

We have known and felt more than the cold chill of chains and the searing crucible of bondage.

Pathbreaking: Jew of color to lead diversity group Be’chol Lashon

Campbell, a veteran of Silicon Valley, was announced as the group’s new executive director last week, in a release timed to coincide with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
18/01/2021

Early voting brings one million Black voters to Georgia polls

More than 3.8 million Georgians had already cast ballots as of 5 pm on Friday, compared to 4.1 million overall in the last presidential election.

By REUTERS
31/10/2020
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