This past week, an article that I wrote on the importance of addressing issues of racial bias in the Jewish community was published by eJewishPhilanthropy. You can read "Addressing Racial Bias is a Form of Jewish Engagement" here.
Some other interesting articles I came across this week include:
7 Things to Remember If You're A White Person Dating A Person of Color: A very accessible article about the ways that racial dynamics play out in intimate relationships and concrete things to think about if you're a white person in a relationship with a person of color.
18 Books Every White Ally Should Read: A suggested reading list of books that can help deepen one's understanding of whiteness, systemic racism, and the national policies and history that have led us to where we are now.
Black Jews You Should Know: The first of a multi-part series highlighting the lives of black Jews. Spoiler: A star from the Broadway hit Hamilton is included in part 3.
50+ Picture Books about Mixed Race Families: A list of books for kids featuring mixed race families.
How Trump Happened: An in-depth article that analyzes how racist dynamics, especially related to Obama, have contributed to a situation where Trump's racist rhetoric can gain as much traction as it has.
Trump Supporters Aren't Stupid: This article provides a thought-provoking analysis of the ways that classism against poor white folks reinforces racism against people of color by denying dignity.
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