It’s from a position of doubly-guaranteed safety that we are demanding that an oppressed people protect our feelings.
“With that said, members of the community, Jewish and otherwise, were indeed vocal in their opposition of Dr. Davis receiving the award.”
A board member of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute told JTA that Jews had “made us aware of some things we didn’t know”
Surely Davis’s stance on human rights under communist regimes alone should be disqualifying.
If “Jewish pressure” can prevent a private civil rights organization from giving out an award, shouldn’t that pressure be applied to Stephen Miller?
Even if no Jewish groups had intervened in the BCRI situation, the stage had already long been set to deny Davis
Birmingham’s mayor says that protests from the “Jewish community” caused the cancellation of an award ceremony for a controversial civil rights icon.