Temple Beth Emeth and Bethel A.M.E. Church talk voter suppression

Leslie McGraw, special to the Washtenaw Jewish News, March 2020 Over 80 members of Temple Beth Emeth synagogue and Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan came together on Saturday, January 18 at Temple Beth Emeth on Packard Road to watch and discuss the film Suppressed: The Fight to Vote. The new documentary … Continue reading Temple Beth Emeth and Bethel A.M.E. Church talk voter suppression

Reenvisioning Justice

Today was a historic moment for our nation.  Garry Brown, Tennessee District Attorney, announced that he has re-opened the investigation into the 1940 murder of whom some have identified as the “first martyr of the civil rights movement”, Elbert Williams. Mr. Elbert Williams was a bright, outspoken 31-year-old family-oriented man in the predominantly black community … Continue reading Reenvisioning Justice

YPSILANTI: Depot Town ushers in holiday season

A few years ago, I conducted an interview while on the assignment to cover a Christmas Tree lighting celebration recently. Here's the Exclusive Interview that made my day:   Three-year-old Judah came out with his parents to celebrate. After posing with Santa, I asked him for an interview about his experience –to which he made his … Continue reading YPSILANTI: Depot Town ushers in holiday season