This Week in White Supremacy: Week 13

The function, the very serious function of racism is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you explaining, over and over again, your reason for being. Somebody says you have no language and you spend twenty years proving that you do. Somebody says your head isn’t shaped properly so you have scientists […]
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Help stop Trump judicial nominee with history of suppressing the Black vote

From our friends at LDF: [Thomas Farr’s] career is characterized by his continual efforts to advance and codify racism in North Carolina. From approving racially discriminatory materials to intimidate Black voters on behalf of the Jesse Helms for Senate Campaign, to fiercely fighting for laws that disenfranchise and weaken opportunities for people of color, Farr’s […]
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Eva Paterson at 30th All Peoples Celebration in San Diego

Updated Jan. 17 with new video. EJS President Eva Paterson was in San Diego today to keynote the 30th All Peoples Celebration, an annual gathering that honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. See Eva’s message, and below is a video of her remarks, and some reactions on Twitter to her […]
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In San Diego to Honor Dr. King

Greetings from San Diego! I’m here today to keynote the 30th All Peoples Celebration, an annual gathering that honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The organizers expect an amazing crowd of more than 1,000 community organizers, artists, students, business leaders, elected officials, and faith leaders. Special thanks to Andrea Guerrero, […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 12

The Black NFL coach can be a clean-up man, but he won’t be recycled. Trump’s first year in office revived an age-old debate about why some people choose race over class—and how far they will go to protect the system. Kerrice Lewis, Black lesbian woman shot and burned alive in Washington, D.C. Trump administration says […]
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