Blacks and Jews: Affirmative Action and Civil Rights

By Hyman Bookbinder, Eleanor Norton House

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Washington Jewish Week, 1987

This is an interview with Eleanor Holmes Norton, Professor of Law at Georgetown University, New York City Human Relations Director, Head of the US Equal Opportunity Commission, and an advocate for a wide range of social issues affecting minorities, women and the poor. Holmes Norton belongs to the United States' black community and is very active in promoting the community's needs and fighting off discrimination against it. Her interviewer is an activist in US Jewish organizations. Together, they discuss the relations of these two communities, and the similarities of their respective struggles.

Topic: Race, Black-Jewish Relations, Civil Rights, Prejudice, Social Issues, Discrimination, Women

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Genre: Interview

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bookbinder, Hyman. House, Eleanor Norton. Blacks and Jews: Affirmative Action and Civil Rights. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Washington Jewish Week. 1987:


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