NEW YORK — Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner are about the closest American Jews have to secular saints. The two Jewish civil righ…
“Voting in our country has never been easy, and unfortunately it’s never been guaranteed for everyone,” Kander wrote in a statement.
Want fuller participation in American democracy? Then advocate for the structural changes that we know will make a difference, Jane Eisner writes.
Jewish communal activists sounded a collective oy vey over the Republican landslide. Then they began looking for ways to work with the ascendant GOP.
Jewish groups are remembering Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner and James Chaney, on the 50th anniversary of their murders in Mississippi.
Bend the Arc and a foundation named for slain civil rights activist Andrew Goodman are teaming to help protect voting rights and promote civic engagement.
Voting has been under a microscope lately, from Cairo to the Beltway. We should never forget how important it is for the U.S. to act democratically — at home and abroad.
Pressure for black, women’s and gay rights has brought down barriers in America. But inequality is more rife than ever, J.J. Goldberg writes.
Many were rightly appalled by Supreme Court’s decision to virtually gut the Voting Rights Act. The wrong-headed ruling will only erode the top court’s credibility, J.J. Goldberg writes.
What does it feel like to be gay and Jewish, after the Supreme Court backed same-sex marriage but struck down voting rights? It depends on what that means, Jay Michaelson writes.