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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 Beā€™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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