Strange Fruit Relate Resources
Guest blog by RFC Founder Robert Meeropol, "My father Abel Meeropol was born in The Bronx in 1903 and grew up there. He was the son of Jewish immigrants..."
Smithsonian collection of Billie Holiday photos, artworks, recordings and more
Performance clips of Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill".
Weekly podcast of musings on politics, pop culture and black gay life (WFPL)
Information about the Tony award-nominated musical "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill," that recounts Billie Holiday's life story through the songs that made her famous.
A multi-media history and education project by Equal Justice Initiative documenting the history of lynching in America
The Abel Meeropol collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, printed material, audio recordings, and other items.
Documentary film by Jason Pollock, exploring the killing by a police officer of unarmed, 18-year-old Michael Brown, in Ferguson, MO in 2014, which set of months of protest in what became known as t
Additional famous song, by Abel Meeropol, which was made into a short film with Frank Sinatra & won an academy award.
She Built NYC is changing that with the addition of seven statues of trailblazing women the group is installing around the city.
Ebony magazine article about the police killing of unarmed Eric Garner in NYC in 2014, that references SF.
A podcast about how jazz and jazz musicians, laid claim to human rights around the world. (Jazz.FM91)
The United States vs Billie Holiday is a feature film under production as of Oct 2019, produced and directed by Oscar nominee Lee Daniels (Precious, The Butler, Empire) and starring Grammy nominee
"The most amazing man I ever met, lived the most incredible life imaginable. James Cameron was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1914.
Guest blog by Amber Black, "Two topics consistently engage our supporters more than any others: the case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and the song “Strange Fruit.” It’s been 65 years since the par
Vera Institute of Justice blog about the opening of the National Memorial for Peace & Justice
Blog by Jenn Meeropol, video profile of former RFC Board member, Pamela Means, artist and activist and "Strange Fruit" performance.