“There are very few ways we can know the people who fed into our gene pool. But when we eat the same food, there’s this sense of continuity.”
Giving “talking point” answers, rather than substantive ones, Democrats are failing to prove that they can help the black community.
While all of his white classmates stayed home when his school was desegregated, Howard Lovy was proud to be in attendance.
“154 years after the original Juneteenth, it’s melancholic at best. There’s less celebration, more consternation…more frowned reflection.”
Where are the Abe Lincoln’s in our government’s leadership today?
“Juneteenth is an important reminder to all of us of why we fight for freedom.”
“I fear that the same problems that have stood in the way of Black/Jewish alliances will continue to plague this Caucus….Israel/Palestine.”
Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez represent the Democratic future with the recognition that health care is a civil rights issue.
Over 100,000 of them.
Jewish holidays and narratives often fail to acknowledge the critical stories of these women.