Jews and Blacks in America

New York City’s Crown Heights riots began on August 18,1991, when a car in Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem Schneerson’s convoy struck and killed a black child. Violence and destruction ensued in the poor, racially divided community. Within hours, Yankel Rosenbaum, a student visiting from Australia, was murdered. The mayhem, which lasted three days, was a tragic [...]