Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his classic “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” responding to eight white clergymen from Alabama who had chastised him breaking the law.

https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/local/journeytojustice/2018/04/16/civil-rights-history-april-16-through-22/520914002/

 

April 17th, 2018

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For most of the 20th century, an array of forces worked to divide American communities into black and white quarters.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/10/opinion/walter-mondale-fair-housing-act.html

April 16th, 2018

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Naomi Wadler has given interviews to several news outlets in recent days. She told Elle magazine in an April 9 interview that she has experienced discrimination both for being black and Jewish.

https://www.jta.org/2018/04/15/news-opinion/11-year-old-gun-control-activist-says-faces-taunts-black-jewish?utm_source=JTA%20Maropost&utm_campaign=JTA&utm_medium=email&mpweb=1161-3854-202537

April 16th, 2018

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Barry Vingerling, an employee, described his desire to wear a kippah as ‘a fundamental moral issue’.

https://www.thejc.com/news/world/jewish-worker-at-the-anne-frank-house-in-amsterdam-prevented-from-wearing-a-kippah-1.462358

April 16th, 2018

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A video of the arrest of the two men on Thursday went viral on social media, and led to national and international outrage. It was viewed more than 8 million times by Saturday.

https://www.jta.org/2018/04/15/news-opinion/black-men-arrested-philadelphia-starbucks-waiting-local-jewish-businessman?utm_source=JTA%20Maropost&utm_campaign=JTA&utm_medium=email&mpweb=1161-3854-202537

 

April 16th, 2018

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“Today’s settlement sends a message to all law enforcement: Simply being Muslim is not a basis for surveillance,” said Farhana Khera, executive director of Muslim Advocates, a legal advocacy and educational organization.

http://www.wtrf.com/news/nyc-and-muslim-groups-announce-civil-rights-case-settlement/1102930133

 

April 12th, 2018

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County, city conduct needs assessment in push to make community more inclusive.

https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2018/04/05/senior-services-diversity-education-among-greatest-lgbtq-needs

 

April 12th, 2018

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The alumni assert Oberlin hosts disproportionately more events portraying Israel in a negative light compared to positive or neutral portrayals, which in turn leads to anti-Semitic incidents on campus.

https://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/news/national/alumni-oberlin-hostile-toward-israel-jews/article_fc9b5842-3819-11e8-bc57-27635eb602e9.html

 

April 12th, 2018

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A look at how Avondale came back after the 1968 riots.

https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2018/04/04/decade-decade-look-how-avondale-came-back-after-1968-riots/394991002/

 

April 12th, 2018

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Now, civil rights leaders are reviving the Poor People’s Campaign with 40 days of marches, sit-ins and other peaceful protests.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2018/04/03/rekindling-king-poor-people-campaign-takes-shape/BSHxr1vTJCffWmqiyKxp7O/story.html?et_rid=596853977&s_campaign=todaysheadlines:newsletter

 

April 6th, 2018

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