On “Black Antisemitism” and Antiracist Solidarity, July 30, 2020 (Article/Essay), by Michael Richmond
Michael Richmond criticizes the attempts to “ethnicize” antisemitism, and advocates for solidarity between those suffering from racism and an increase in antiracist literacy. Richmond discusses Black Jews, Black-Jewish relations, philosemitism, anti-Black racism, radicalization, conspiracies, and more.
Loolwa Khazzoom’s collection of essays attempt to debunk the myth of a “monolithic Jewish stereotype” and highlight the Jewish multiculturalism movement. Khazzoom tells the stories of two Jewish women “often misunderstood or maligned by both the cultures in which they live and the European-Jewish community.”
Civil rights strategist Erik K. Ward explains his thesis that antisemitism forms the theoretical core of White nationalism. He argues that we must come to terms with the centrality of antisemitism to White nationalist ideology so that we can identify the fuel that White nationalist ideology uses to power its anti-Black racism, contempt of people of color, and its xenophobia.