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January 9, 1991 | GARRY BOULARD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Here on the serene and lushly green campus of Dillard University, Samuel DuBois Cook is beginning the process of healing. "For too long now, two of the most important segments of the civil rights community, blacks and Jews, have been divided," said Cook, president of the private, predominantly black Dillard since 1975. "Hopefully, what we're about to do will greatly erase those divisions."
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January 9, 1991 | GARRY BOULARD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Here on the serene and lushly green campus of Dillard University, Samuel DuBois Cook is beginning the process of healing. "For too long now, two of the most important segments of the civil rights community, blacks and Jews, have been divided," said Cook, president of the private, predominantly black Dillard since 1975. "Hopefully, what we're about to do will greatly erase those divisions."
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April 8, 1989 | ERIC HARRISON, Times Staff Writer
One by one, the speakers, both blacks and Jews, had their say. They talked about improving relations. A few waxed nostalgic about the civil rights movement. Some wanted to promote a new era of "economic cooperation" between their people. But over the course of a two-day national conference here on black-Jewish relations, issues surfaced that illustrated in stark and sometimes painful terms how far apart the two groups stood. Issues like quotas. Issues like black anti-Semitism.
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