“Vision for Democracy” Platform Outlines Concrete Policy Proposals to Realize Truly Representative Democracy

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 150 other civil rights organizations, including the Equal Justice Society, released their policy platform, “Vision for Democracy: Fortifying the Franchise in 2020 and Beyond” today, marking the overwhelming support for comprehensive voting rights reform within the civil rights community. The platform offers concrete policy recommendations to […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #102: When powerful white men use words like lynching

Tom & Lorenzo on Twitter: “When powerful white men use words like lynching and witch hunt to describe their perceived persecutions, it’s because there are no historical analogues to white male persecution. There’s no term for it because historically, there’s no such thing.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/350xyUw THE GOOD NEWS FIRST: StanceGrounded on Twitter: “My heart […]
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National Advocacy Groups Publish Draft Articles of Impeachment and Urge Congress Act as Representatives of the People

The Equal Justice Society is part of a coalition of national advocacy groups representing millions of people that released draft articles of impeachment today addressing the full range of Trump’s abuses of power to be a framework for Members of Congress as public hearings begin today. Titled “Impeachment For The People,” the articles call for […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #101: (Dec. 10) The Souls of Black Folks: Reclaiming Our Humanity From Racialized Trauma

The Souls of Black Folks: Reclaiming Our Humanity From Racialized Trauma – “Healing from 400 Years of Enslavement” – is a free conference taking place on December 10, 2019, from 8:30am to 5:00pm at the Hilton Oakland Airport. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Kenneth Hardy. Soul Food Breakfast and Lunch Served; Workshops, Entertainment, and more; […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #100: A Special Message from Eva Paterson

Welcome to the 100th edition of This Week in White Supremacy. We started this weekly email on September 8, 2017, as part of our fight against white supremacy. Hitting this milestone of 100 editions isn’t bittersweet. It’s just bitter. TWIWS started with a desire to call out white supremacy wherever we saw it. I read […]
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