Louis Farrakhan

Nick Cannon opens up to rabbi after making antisemitic comments

But Cannon did not directly disavow the antisemitic rhetoric of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
24/07/2020
John Lewis and the Jews: 6 moments that showcase an enduring alliance

Here are six Jewish moments from Lewis’ long and storied career working toward justice in America.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
21/07/2020
Singer Madonna speaks to guests after receiving the Advocate for Change award
Madonna posts part of Louis Farrakhan's July 4th speech

It has yet to be made public as to whether Madonna posted the video aware of the ties to antisemitism, however, in the past Madonna has shown a strong affiliation with the Jewish people.

21/07/2020
BLACK LIVES matter to Jews. A rabbi carries a sign supporting Black Lives Matter at a rally in Washi
Antisemitism from unexpected source - the African American Community

As Jews, we don’t need to apologize when others engage in antisemitism, no matter who the perpetrator of the antisemitic act is.

Black public personalities are engaged in antisemitic rhetoric

New wave of antisemitic rhetoric coming from an unexpected source - the black community

Louis Farrakhan
The rise of part-time antisemitism blurs traditional definitions

Much of contemporary Jew-hatred can best be called part-time antisemitism.

Nick Cannon walks back on video containing antisemitic statements

Cannon was responding to the release late last month of his interview with Richard “Professor Griff” Griffin, who performed with the rap group Public Enemy, But did not apologize for its content.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
15/07/2020
Religious leader Louis Farrakhan gives the keynote speech at the Nation of Islam Saviours' Day conve
Has Farrakhanism become mainstream in the US?

This form of American antisemitism is more mainstream today.

Nick Cannon propagated antisemitic conspiracy theories on his podcast

The actor and TV host also said that “it’s never hate speech, you can’t be antisemitic when we are the semitic people. When we are the same people who they want to be. That’s our birthright.”

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