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Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey
November 3: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm$2 – $25
The forgotten story of the boxing champ who became a U.S. Senator and fighter for human rights. Featured speaker: Dr. Rafael Medoff will present the conclusions of his year-long research into W. Warren Barbour’s life and work. Barbour won national boxing championships, became a U.S. Senator and fought for civil rights for African Americans, introduced anti-lynching and fair public accommodation legislation and strongly advocated for the rescue of Jews from the Nazis.