Tamar Manasseh is a transformational figure and a community leader who is often sought out for commentary on stopping gun violence. Our film will allow us to amplify her movement by illuminating causes and solutions surrounding this national epidemic. Recently, PBS News Hour interviewed Tamar for a segment following a particularly violent weekend in Chicago involving numerous gun fatalities. That interview is available here.

She’s penned op-eds for the New York Times discussing the realities of Chicago inner-city life including:

Tamar has a regular column in a leading Jewish media outlet, Forward, where she examines her faith and experience as an African-American Jew. Those articles can be found here, including a notable: Judaism is my Wakanda

Additional coverage of Tamar includes: