Eva Paterson at 30th All Peoples Celebration in San Diego

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 from this morning, a video of her remarks, and some reactions on Twitter to her keynote. Inspiration from civil rights leader […]
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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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Implicit Bias and the Law at National Lawyers Guild’s 7th Annual ‘Staying True to Your Roots’ program

The Equal Justice Society is proud to present a session on Implicit Bias and the Law at the National Lawyers Guild’s 7th Annual Staying True to Your Roots program, a day of inspiring and useful continuing legal education taught by leading advocates in the fields of social justice lawyering and legal work. The program will […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 11

Trump’s pick to run 2020 Census has defended racial gerrymandering and voter suppression laws. GOP lawmakers surprised to learn no black soldiers served under Confederacy in South Carolina. Men charged with murdering black man because he ‘socialized with a white woman.’ How the news media distorts black families. The past year of research has made […]
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