A audiobook Podcast of Jean Toomer’s Cane


A Rothschild lineage Founder

Many thanks to Peter Jordens for sharing links regarding Alexander Hamilton as a Jewish founding father. Most of the articles listed below refer to Andrew Porwancher’s forthcoming book, The Jewish Founding Father: Alexander Hamilton’s Hidden Life (Harvard University Press, 2019). Alexander Hamilton was born in Nevis, and grew up in St. Croix (then a territory […]

via Alexander Hamilton’s Jewish Caribbean Roots — Repeating Islands

Teach children to read early in life

If you pick up a kid’s book in the United States that’s about a person of color, chances are the character is black. And if the character is black, there’s a decent chance he or she is oppressed. These are the findings of a team of researchers from Maine’s Bates College. On Sept. 26 the…

via A new database catalogues 1,300 children’s books about people of color — Quartz