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Video shows Ohio officers killed unarmed Black man in hail of bullets

25-year-old Jayland Walker was sprayed with some 60 bullets by eight police officers in Akron, Ohio, after fleeting a traffic stop. He was unarmed.

By REUTERS
04/07/2022

Giving Amnesty to antisemitism - opinion

The true struggle against real racism and Jew-hatred continues, and Black/African voices must lead the way in fighting it and be true allies of the Jewish people. 

By Pastor Dumisani Washington , Olga Meshoe
07/02/2022

Three white men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia

Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was shot dead last year in Georgia as he ran through their neighborhood.

By REUTERS
24/11/2021
Protesters gesture as they gather at the gate of the Brooklyn Center Police Department a day after D

Protests intensify against Wright shooting, Chauvin trial - watch

About 100 Minnesota National guard troops will be dispatched to Minneapolis, CBS reported.

13/04/2021
Tear gas is seen as officers stand guard outside Brooklyn Center Police Department with trash thrown

Police: Officer mistakenly fired gun instead of Taser in Wright killing

The shooting on Sunday of Daunte Wright triggered unrest in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, with police firing tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters.

By REUTERS
13/04/2021
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."

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

Kentucky legislator among 24 arrested in protests over Breonna Taylor

Taylor, 26, a Black emergency medical technician and aspiring nurse, was struck by six bullets.

By REUTERS
25/09/2020

How this iconic Yiddish song became an anthem for Black Americans

Sandler's composition was adopted by various Jewish artists, but it wasn't until Black Jewish musician Willie “The Lion” Smith covered the song in the 1920s, that it became a widespread phenomenon.

By ARIELLA KAPLAN/JTA
22/06/2020

Trump: Protesters would have met 'vicious dogs' if White House breached

Floyd's death on Monday in Minneapolis has sparked demonstrations, some of them violent, in many cities across the nation, including one in Washington on Friday.

By REUTERS
30/05/2020
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