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Selma, 50 Years Later: What Can You Do to Mark this Occasion?
Posted on Tuesday February 24, 2015
Next weekend marks the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday. On March 7, 1965, civil rights leaders led 600 peaceful marchers from Selma towards Montgomery, AL in pursuit of voting rights, but were stopped after just six blocks. The marchers were brutally attacked by police as they crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Images of the confrontation […]
Social Justice at the Oscars
Posted on Monday February 23, 2015
In case you missed it, last night at the Academy Awards, many of the winners discussed important issues of social justice in their acceptance speeches. The stage of the Dolby Theater is a unique platform to call attention to these critical issues, and it can be validating to see celebrities discuss topics that we have […]
L’Taken Teens Inspire Us to Fight for Voting Rights for All
Posted on Wednesday February 11, 2015
Last month, four L’Taken participants from Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey spoke to their Members of Congress about their passion for voting rights. Brett Eisenberg, Victoria Kalbacher, Daniel Susson and Julie Benbassat spoke eloquently about our democracy and our duty as citizens to protect it. As we wait for the re-introduction of the […]
Still No Representation for the Nation’s Capital
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 2014
Though 40 states voted on 139 ballot measures last November, there were voters in the country who were not fully heard: those in the District of Columbia. Ironically, those who live where Congress meets lack full representation. There is no one representing the District in the Senate, and the House of Representatives has one DC […]
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