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Full Name Erika K. Davis
Erika K. Davis
Erika Davis is a freelance writer currently working on a memoir-her personal blog Black, Gay and Jewish serves as a rough draft. Erika likes Syrian Jewish cooking and is convinced she makes the best hummus in Brooklyn. She is an active volunteer with Be’chol Lashon and Jews for Racial and Economic Justice.

Posts by erikadavis:

  • Sep 20 2012
    Do You Talk to Your Kids About Race?

    I didn’t realize that I was black until I was told so. It was during a grade school outing that I realized the complexities of race and race tension in the world. I was at a high school football game … Continue reading


  • Jan 19 2012
    Not All Jews Look Like Barbra Streisand

    In my experience being a black Jew in an average New York synagogue means being assumed to be a child’s nanny, a member of security, or simply the help.



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