Maya Angelou’s passing is a moment for Erika Davis to reflect on the loss of another poet in her life — her sister.
For Erika Davis, the shocking verdict in the Trayvon Martin killing has given new meaning to Tisha B’Av. She will mourn for one family’s loss — and a society that is still gripped by racism.
When two Jewish gluten free cookbooks arrived on Erika Davis’s desk she was thrilled. But sadly neither helped her reach the Holy Grail — the perfect GF challah.
For Erika Davis, moving within the different branches of Judaism is like wrapping herself in traditions. That is interesting when contemplating how, when and why she wraps her hair.
On the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, a look back at his partnership with Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.
On Easter and on Passover, we should build bridges to other faiths, not walls between them. Erika Davis learned this lesson in an unlikely way — from a Jehovah’s Witness at her door.
When a Yeshiva rabbi uses the word ‘shvartze’ to warn about sending another Jew to share a jail cell with a black man, it’s pretty obvious what he means. He’s using the N-word.