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One Year Since Ferguson: An Interview with Activist Sarah Barasch-Hagans

Sarah Barasch-Hagans is a rabbinical student and activist who has been deeply involved in the fight for justice for Black Americans in Ferguson, Missouri. Her new venture, Fargesn Media, seeks to give a voice to the people of Ferguson and empower them to tell their own story. Sarah spoke to JWA about Jewish activism, her experiences in Ferguson since last August, and where we as a community should go from here.

Sarah Barasch-Hagans Preparing for Protest

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Activist Sarah Barasch-Hagans prepares for protest.
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Activist Sarah Barasch-Hagans.

Activist Sarah Barasch-Hagans.

Etta King on Adrienne Rich Refusing the National Medal for the Arts

This Week in History: On July 3, 1997, Adrienne Rich turned down the National Medal for the Arts, creating a national uproar. Etta King discusses Rich's reasons for her principled stand.
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This Week in History: On July 3, 1997, Adrienne Rich turned down the National Medal for the Arts, creating a national uproar. Etta King discusses Rich's reasons for her principled stand.

Judith Rosenbaum on Clara Lemlich Shavelson

This Week in History: On July 12, 1982, political activist and labor organizer Clara Lemlich Shavelson died. Judith Rosenbaum discusses Shavelson's stunning career, from strikes she helped mobilize as a teenager to her efforts to organize workers in her retirement home.
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This Week in History: On July 12, 1982, political activist and labor organizer Clara Lemlich Shavelson died. Judith Rosenbaum discusses Shavelson's stunning career, from strikes she helped mobilize as a teenager to her efforts to organize workers in her retirement home.

Hedda Sterne, January 1, 1950

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Abstract artist Hedda Sterne, January 1, 1950. 
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Abstract artist Hedda Sterne, January 1, 1950. 
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Jeanne Manford

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Etta King on Adah Isaacs Menken's last performance.

Etta King on Adah Isaacs Menken's last performance.

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