Vigils will be held in four cities on the 52nd anniversary of the murders of civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner and James Chaney.
James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner were killed in Mississippi in 1964 during a voter registration drive of blacks. More ▸
By Julie Wiener
Murdered activists Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner would become symbols of Jewish involvement in the civil rights struggle. But in 1964, they barely caught JTA’s attention. More ▸
By Ron Kampeas
Barack Obama’s pledge to use his presidency to revive the black-Jewish alliance starts on Day (minus) One — the day before he becomes president. More ▸