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How Black Lives Matter may fuel the demise of the JCPA

The civil rights protests that erupted after a police officer murdered George Floyd, an African-American, in Minneapolis in May 2020 exposed some divisions in the Jewish community.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA , ASAF SHALEV / JTA
24/06/2021
Cory Booker

Sen. Cory Booker starts Black, Jewish coalition to combat discrimination

“This would be an important step towards bringing together two communities with a shared commitment to justice and an end to bias and bigotry,” Cory said.

By ASAF SHALEV / JTA
03/06/2021

After 100 years remembering, last survivors mark race massacre in Tulsa

An estimated 300 people were killed, thousands were left homeless and an entire community that had been seen as a symbol of what Black Americans could achieve was devastated.

By REUTERS
31/05/2021
People participate in a meditation walk in support of Black Lives Matter organized by the Portland B

Chicago releases video of police shooting 13-year-old boy

City officials are urging protesters to remain calm as they prepare for civil unrest when the intensely graphic video footage is released.

By REUTERS
15/04/2021

Police witness testifies in trial of officer charged in George Floyd's death

The first witness of the day was Sergeant Ker Yang, a crisis intervention training coordinator with the Minneapolis Police Department.

By REUTERS
06/04/2021

Whites can't speak up in black talks on racism, deputy mayor of Paris says

Former French prime minister Manuel Valls responded to the claim by asking, "Do you have to be Jewish to talk about antisemitism?”

'Begging for his life': Eyewitnesses testify on George Floyd's death

Here is some of the main testimony heard by the jury.

By REUTERS
30/03/2021
RABBI ABRAHAM JOSHUA HESCHEL presents a Judaism and World Peace award to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

'I have a dream': Jews and African Americans celebrate freedom together

"It was Dr. King who took the Hebrew Bible and made it a modern liberation manifesto, thereby demonstrating to the Jewish community, the contemporary power of Jewish prophecy and values."

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