A tribute to a man who insisted that his lifelong efforts to repair the world didn’t always have to be about him.
Although he is little remembered today, a Jewish Congressman from Brooklyn is responsible for some of the most significant legislation of the 20th century. Emanuel Celler was the principal author of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965. He also spearheaded the 23rd, 24th and 25th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution — the latter frequently discussed during the term of former President Trump.
The oft-repeated tale of Union soldiers arriving in Galveston, Texas to inform enslaved African Americans that they were free is pure fiction.
Despite the fact that it’s a celebration, I have bittersweet feelings about Juneteenth.
At heart, “Son of the South,” directed by Spike Lee’s longtime editor, is a coming-of-age story with the Civil Rights Movement as a backdrop.
Two blocks are closed to traffic around the spot where Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd. It is a place of prayer, consolation, hope — and selfies.
Today is the 60th anniversary of the firebombing of a Freedom Rider bus in Alabama. Here’s the story of the bus that (sorta) started it all.
The Jewish People of Color National Shabbaton 2021 will take place this weekend. This is what you need to know.
The yahrzeit for George Floyd is 2 Sivan, which corresponds to May 13. However you observe, remember him by saying his name.
Real change is about reforming and reinventing the system that created Chauvin in the first place.