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Tag: Civil Rights Movement
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Eric Greene is a civil rights activist and the regional director of the Progressive Jewish Alliance & Jewish Funds for Justice. But I didn’t first meet him as a result of my job at the Jewish Journal. Rather, it was the late 1990s and Eric was lecturing on the original five...
November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm
When the "Coloreds Only" sign disappeared from a water fountain at the train station in Tony Kushner's hometown of Lake Charles, La., one day in the early 1960s, it was a sign of the dawning civil rights movement, which had emerged elsewhere in the South but only subtly in Lake...
April 22, 1999 | 8:00 pmOur knee-jerk reaction every time the Rev. Jesse Jackson opens his mouth is, "Oh no, not again." We know it's unfair, we know it's jaded, but we have the same reaction when our friend's child practices his trombone scales in the living room the umpteenth time. Sure we like him,...