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My mentor John Lewis was the embodiment of Jewish values

ATLANTA (JTA) — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said that “the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Rep. John Lewis never ran from challenge or controversy, but he confronted injustice and intolerance wherever he found it. His life is…

The Eaves Drop

The Eaves Drop was founded in 2020 by Dr. John Eaves, the former Chairman of Fulton County Government in Atlanta, Georgia, former Congressional Candidate for the 7th District of Georgia, and current Adjunct Instructor of Political Science at Spelman College. Dr. John Eaves has a unique perspective in the discourse of the United States political…

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Integrity of the Georgia Elections | Atlanta Speaks with Dr. John Eaves

https://youtu.be/4tibrdEZyvY The premiere episode of “Atlanta Speaks,” tackles the recent controversy surrounding the “integrity of the Georgia Elections,” with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. About Atlanta Speaks with Dr. John Eaves: A thoughtful conversation with opinion leaders and change-makers about contemporary topics, reflecting a range of views. Purchase this program and many others here:…

MJCCA program focuses on challenges of being Black and Jewish

John Eaves was teaching at a Presbyterian supported college in North Carolina in December 1989 when a staff member asked permission to buy some poinsettias for the office. “What is a poinsettia?” he asked. When the staff member explained that poinsettias are a plant traditionally used as Christmas decorations, Eaves responded, “Oh, I didn’t know…

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JOHN EAVES – SAY IT LOUD! I’M BLACK AND A JEW AND PROUD!

At the weekly meeting of Rotary of Atlanta West End, President Paige – pinch-hitting for Mark Newman – presented his guest speaker, Dr. John Eaves, former Fulton County Commission Chairman. John began by saying that Mark and John are both members of The Temple, the internationally famous Atlanta synagogue. John noted that he is one…

The Morehouse Mystique: Lessons to Develop Black Men

More than just an institutional biography, this story of Morehouse College discusses how the all-male African American school in Atlanta continues to build its legacy as an institution that develops its students into successful men of the highest caliber. Though Morehouse offers its students an excellent liberal arts education in an environment that is conducive…

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