Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Lyndon B. Johnson Tag

RFK and Morris Abram

Morris Abram: The Man Who Unmasked the KKK and Helped Establish “One Person, One Vote”

15:01 12 February in Jews & Civil Rights, Latest, Uncategorized
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[caption id="attachment_19946" align="alignleft" width="300"] Robert F. Kennedy and Morris Abram. Courtesy of the Abram estate.[/caption] by Cecily Abram Those who remember Morris Berthold Abram may recall his tenure as president of Brandeis University during the tumultuous years of 1968-1970. Yet many of his accomplishments during the time...

Lee White

Reader-Submitted Stories of Jews and Civil Rights

15:19 06 October in Jews & Civil Rights, Latest, Uncategorized
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[caption id="attachment_18746" align="alignleft" width="300"] Lee C. White, advisor to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, played a key role in the movement.[/caption] In honor of the yearlong anniversary of America’s historic Civil Rights Movement, Moment is collecting and sharing stories about Jews' role in the movement. Here are...