Save the Date: Voter Summit, March/April 2020

The Equal Justice Society and others are engaged in efforts to combat voter suppression in key states. This initiative will include a voter summit in late March or April 2020 co-sponsored with the California Civil Rights Coalition, New Georgia Project, SEIU 1021, She The People, Advancement Project (National Office), and Advancement Project (California). Register for updates! […]
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Border officers to team up with ICE in sanctuary city operation this weekend

As we gear up for a long weekend, across the nation specially trained border officials are being deployed alongside ICE agents to a handful of sanctuary cities to help carry out an immigrant arrest operation. Why it matters: The administration has made several efforts over the past few weeks to crack down on states and cities […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #112: Trump’s words used by kids to bully classmates at school

Michael Harriot on Twitter: “Back then, there were 54 Senators (the old racist states hadn’t rejoined yet), which meant they needed 36 votes to convict Johnson. They got 35. No senator who voted to acquit Johnson ever held an elective office again.”

‘Authoritarianism experts say time is running out for Americans to stop Trump’

The events of the last 10 days remind me of the story of the frog who was put into a pot of lukewarm water. The temperature gradually increases until the water is boiling and it’s too late for the frog to escape. Trump, aided by his Roy Cohn, is moving more quickly towards realizing his […]
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This Week in White Supremacy, Week #111: What happened to the Senators who voted to acquit Johnson

Michael Harriot on Twitter: “Back then, there were 54 Senators (the old racist states hadn’t rejoined yet), which meant they needed 36 votes to convict Johnson. They got 35. No senator who voted to acquit Johnson ever held an elective office again.”

“Grave Dereliction of Duty,” Coalition of National Advocacy Groups Issues Statement on Senate Vote to Acquit President Trump

A coalition of national advocacy groups representing millions of people issued a statement castigating the U.S. Senate for voting to acquit President Trump.  Led by Free Speech For People, the statement is co-signed by: By the People, Center for Popular Democracy, Common Defense, Equal Justice Society, Greenpeace USA, Progressive Democrats of America, Revolving Door Project, and Women’s March.