An Israeli cop shot an unarmed Ethiopian Jewish teen. Here’s why American Jews should care.

"American Jews must confront Solomon’s death and grapple with questions of racism in Israeli society. ...Beyond moral responsibility, confronting Solomon’s killing will bring American Jews to engage with Israel in a more complex and nuanced way. We would have to admit that Solomon’s killing is similar to many incidents of racist police brutality in America. Recognizing that Israeli culture suffers some of the same systemic problems of racism as America should bring us to explore the similarities between American and Israeli social inequities." - Mijan Bitton

An Israeli cop shot an unarmed Ethiopian Jewish teen. Here’s why American Jews should care.

By Mijal Bitton (JTA)

JERUSALEM – Israeli society has been gripped over the past week by the killing of Solomon Tekah, an …

Central Park Five Prosecutor To Leave Columbia Law School

Seven years ago Ken Burns released documentary about the Central Park Five. Then as now, Columbia students petitioned the school to get rid of Lederer. But seven years ago, Columbia responded by whitewashing Lederer’s bio and ignoring student concerns. -- Abovethelaw.com

Central Park Five Prosecutor To Leave Columbia Law School

By Elie Mystal (Abovethelaw.com, Jun 12, 2019 at 7:43 PM )

Elizabeth Lederer, the lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five case, …

German Lessons for Great Britain on European Workers

It is not too late for the United Kingdom to learn from other EU member-states that with stricter labor market rules and better job training, there is nothing to fear from immigration.

German Lessons for Great Britain on European Workers

By Denis MacShane (The American Prospect)

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]ne of the knottiest problems for British politicians struggling with Brexit is their insistence, as much by…

Change in Airbnb’s Profile Picture Policy

"The short-term home rental platform’s previous policy of displaying profile pictures throughout the booking process increased the likelihood that hosts would discriminatorily deny lodging to people of color, whether because of racial animus or implicit bias." - Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Change in Airbnb’s Profile Picture Policy

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law’s Statement in Response to Change in Airbnb’s Profile Picture Policy

The company ends a booking policy that

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018

"We cannot talk about the Black women’s pay gap without talking about our country’s history of individual and systemic racism, which continues to play an explicit and implicit role in maintaining these barriers" - Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018
 
Historic and contemporary disinvestment in the lives and needs of Black