#RosenbergMOTD #StrangeFruitMOTD

Two topics consistently engage our supporters more than any others: the legal case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and the song “Strange Fruit.” It’s been 65 years since the Rosenbergs were executed, and 80 years since the anti-lynching anthem was written by Abel Meeropol (who along with his wife Anne, adopted RFC founder Robert Meeropol and his brother after their parents were killed). But all these decades later, both the case and the song pop up virtually every day in a fascinating array of contexts including hard news and popular culture. We’ve begun to spotlight these references in a “Strange Fruit” and Rosenberg “Mention of the Day.” Check out our blog to learn where to find and follow them.

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