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Guest Blog: My 1-Year Anniversary as the RFC’s Communications Manager

Dec 01, 2021
Blog Post
I started my new job as the RFC’s Communications Manager during the pandemic, exactly one year ago today. I'm feeling supported in my role and am finding the work to be challenging, meaningful, and… Read More

30th Anniversary Report is Live!

Nov 23, 2021
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We're very excited to announce that the RFC's 30th Anniversary Report is LIVE and now available as an e-report for the first time in our organization's history. We invite you to flip through it on… Read More

Just released! 30th anniversary video

Nov 17, 2021
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A celebratory video compilation of interviews with RFC community members on the founding of the RFC and the importance of supporting activists targeted by oppression and their families. Watch here.

We Lost Our History

Sep 28, 2021
Blog Post
Guest Blog by RFC Founder Robert Meeropol. Earlier this month we lost a major figure in the Rosenberg Case struggle when David Alman died at the age of 102. In 1951, he and his wife, Emily Alman,… Read More

Uncertainty on the Horizon?

Sep 15, 2021
Blog Post
In late June, when the staff sat down to write the articles for the RFC fall newsletter, we saw so many reasons to anticipate a brighter fall and winter and, hopefully, a continual decline in COVID… Read More

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Mentions of the Day

Canberra community choir

Nov 24, 2021

We love everything about this Strange Fruit Mention of the Day, which comes to us from Australia courtesy of a recycling, socially aware gospel chorus: “The Canberra community choir—named after two… Read More
Actors and UF alumnae Anedra Small (left) and Reginald Wilson stand in front of a quilt made by members of the Alachua County Community Remembrance Project. “I can’t believe our ancestors were right below our feet,” Small said during the community dialogue. (WUFT News/ Avery Lotz)

Nov 22, 2021

This Strange Fruit Mention of the Day highlights Activist Artists using “the live play format [to allow] audience members to see themselves in the characters and understand the depth of the… Read More
Billy Holiday en 1942 au Ryan's à New York © Getty / Charles Peterson

Nov 17, 2021

We received an interesting message recently from a French writer/director, Vincent Hazard, who wrote a radio play about "Strange Fruit" and Abel and Anne Meeropol (Abel is the song's author). As the… Read More
Sculptor Jerome Meadows shakes the hand of his figure of Ed Johnson during its dedication at a memorial at the south side of the Walnut Street Bridge in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. The two other figures are those of Noah Parden and Styles Hutchens, two African-American attorneys from Chattanooga, who provided a courageous and successful defense for Johnson, who on March 19, 1906, was mob-lynched from the second span of the Walnut Street Bridge.

Nov 10, 2021

Powerful words spoken at a ceremony to unveil a monument to a man lynched more than a century ago are today’s Strange Fruit MOTD: “More than 115 years after an angry mob lynched Ed Johnson from the… Read More
A close-up photo of a hand holding up Anne Sebba's biography (paperback edition), "Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy" against the backdrop of a window, beige curtains & a white windowsill. Out the window, greenery & gray skies are visible. The cover of the book depicts a black & white photo of Ethel stepping out of a car, with three men in suits around her, looking towards her from outside the car.

Oct 26, 2021

It’s a rainy, fall day. Perfect reading weather. 🍂 Returning to this brilliantly written biography by Anne Sebba, "Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy." In one passage, Sebba relates the story of… Read More

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Jenn Speaking Engagement

The Rosenberg Fund for Children relies on help from our supporters around the country to organize fundraising events for us in their local areas.

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