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Marching for Civil Rights, and the Legacy of a Judge Ahead of His Time

Arkansan Jacob Trieber, the first Jewish district judge in the U.S., handed down a landmark civil rights ruling in 1903. The fight continues over 100 years later in the NAACP’s ‘Journey for Justice’ march.

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A Great Life That Matters

Julian Bond, a leader in the Civil Rights movement, former chair of the NAACP, professor, and pragmatic gentleman, dies at 75

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Own Who You Are: Lessons from the Rachel Dolezal Storm

Donning an artificial identify undermines those who still battle oppression

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In 1964, the Civil Rights Act Was Still a Dream. Then These Jewish Operatives Got to Work.

Joe Rauh, Arnold Aronson, and Marvin Caplan organized the Capitol Hill lobbying drive that made legislative victory possible

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Gospel Music’s Jewish Genius

The Fan Who Knew Too Much collects Anthony Heilbut’s essays on politics, culture, and gospel music

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The Black-Jewish Alliance

Recalling that MLK’s greatest allies were often rabbis

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