Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

Police Assaults on African American Women–another dimension of US racism

As Jews approach our High Holy Days, our attention shifts toward the process of teshuva–repentance (or as I try to explain to my congregation in Berkeley, Ca., returning to the highest beings we could possibly be). Doing repentance not just … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter Has A Deep Historical Connection To The History Of Slavery, White Supremacy And European Colonialism

Army reserve, Micah Xavier Johnson, 25 carried out a revenge attack on police officers in Dallas for the murders of African-American men by white police officers, and whilst the killings of these officers are tragic the murders of black men … Continue reading

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Stop the Violence!!!

We mourn all the victims of violence, including the large volume of violence against people that goes unreported and underreported, including poor people and people of color, but also we mourn for the very few police officers who have been … Continue reading

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Slogan ‘Black Lives Matter!’ Not Intended to Include ‘Black’ Lives Taken by GI’s Overseas

The ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement operates in blatant disbelief of Martin Luther King’s moral and entirely logical warning; ‘will be no progress on social justice issues at home while we go on killing the poor overseas at a such an … Continue reading

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