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Teach the Truth: Members of Temple Beth El Talk about the Nakoma Neighborhood

10/18/2021 01:46:02 PM


Racial Justice Action Team

Did you know that the Nakoma neighborhood, which is adjacent to Temple Beth El's Dudgeon-Monroe neighborhood, beginning in 1931 had clauses in their property deeds that forbade selling homes to people of "Ethiopian descent"? Many neighborhoods and communities across the country had such racist and discriminatory provisions—since invalidated by Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court. Watch and listen to this video, generously prepared by longtime Temple members and Nakoma residents Vic and Sue Levy, to learn more.

December 2, 2021 28 Kislev 5782