This Week in White Supremacy #105: Michael Harriot on impeachment, a racist president, and why white supremacy lingers in America

Michael Harriot thread on Twitter: “Everyone’s talking about impeachment and Clinton & Johnson as the only presidents ever impeached. But most people don’t know WHY Johnson was impeached. So let me tell you the story about how not impeaching a racist president is a BIG reason why white supremacy lingers in America” http://bit.ly/2LMFTnE THE GOOD […]
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NLG’s 8th Annual Staying True to Your Roots CLE Day on Jan. 16

The National Lawyers Guild’s 8th annual Staying True to Your Roots CLE day will be held in San Francisco on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the Practising Law Institute, 685 Market Street #100, San Francisco. The Equal Justice Society is one of the co-sponsors and EJS Legal Director Mona Tawatao is helping organize the event. […]
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Advocates Sue University of California for Discriminatory Use of SAT/ACT in Admissions

Students, community groups, school district file suit against UC Board of Regents for use of SAT/ACT for admissions – cite practice as meaningless barrier to higher education for underrepresented minority students and students with disabilities. UPDATE: Lisa Holder, Of Counsel to the Equal Justice Society, one of the attorneys engaged in this lawsuit, was a […]
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Coping with Political Anxiety

The last two days have been too much. Screaming insanities at the impeachment hearings. Giuliani giving us all the middle finger by going to Ukraine. Republicans siding with Putin and not the U.S. Constitution. Bill Barr gaslighting America in a soothing Mr. Rogers voice. Ever the nerd, I went online to see if I could […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #104: ‘Riding BART while black: Does our transit system play a part in continuing racial stereotypes?’

Justin Phillips, San Francisco Chronicle – [Steve] Foster’s experience [for eating a breakfast sandwich on the platform] is a microcosm of the other-ization of black people that happens frequently on BART. They’re detained by police more often than any other racial group despite making up a small percentage of total BART customers. These incidents often […]
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