Books Black Power, Jewish Politics Reinventing the Alliance in the 1960s by Marc Dollinger Hardcover, 272 pages, Univ Pr of New England, List Price: $95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleBlack Power, Jewish PoliticsSubtitleReinventing the Alliance in the 1960sAuthorMarc Dollinger Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Genres: Politics & Public Affairs Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Black Power, Jewish Politics From left Bishop James Shannon, Rabbi Abraham Heschel, Dr. Martin Luther King and Rabbi Maurice Eisendrath. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington Cemetery, February 6, 1968. Charles Del Vecchio/Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Charles Del Vecchio/Washington Post/Getty Images Review Code Switch Exploding Myths About 'Black Power, Jewish Politics' June 4, 2018 In a new book, historian Marc Dollinger argues that the conventional wisdom of Jewish and African-American harmony during the civil rights era is flawed. And that the real story has lessons for today.