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Rethinking ‘Go Down Moses’ at the Passover Seder

Rethinking ‘Go Down Moses’ at the Passover Seder

[Op-Ed] Renditions of ‘Go Down Moses‘ at Passover Seders often problematically compare cultural memory and mythos of the Jewish people to the historical and contemporary trauma of Black people, ignoring that Negro spirituals cloaked in biblical allusion were a tradition of necessity.
A reflection on Juneteenth 2021

A reflection on Juneteenth 2021

The House of Representatives voted on 16 June to honour the day slavery was outlawed in the US. Philosopher Lewis R Gordon contemplates this victory for democracy.