Testimony by EJS President Eva Paterson at the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Hate Crimes, White Nationalism, and White Supremacy

NOTE: The video above is the full hearing. You can view a clip of Eva’s opening statement here. Testimony on April 9, 2019, by EJS President Eva Paterson at the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Hate Crimes, White Nationalism, and White Supremacy: Good morning, Chairman Nadler, Ranking Member Collins. It is a great honor to […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #91: White supremacists responsible for all race-based domestic terrorism in 2018

Alleged white supremacists were responsible for all race-based domestic terrorism incidents in 2018, according to a government document prepared by New Jersey’s Office of Homeland Security Preparedness. The document becomes public as the Trump administration’s Justice Department has been unable or unwilling to provide data to Congress on white supremacist domestic terrorism. The data in […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #90: Uruguay warns its citizens of U.S. violence fueled by ‘racism and discrimination’

Rep. Dean Phillips on Twitter: “Uruguay today issued a travel warning to its citizens visiting the United States of America, citing “growing violence” fueled by “racism and discrimination” that American “authorities are unable to prevent” due to “indiscriminate” gun ownership. Let that sink in for a minute. http://bit.ly/2yIYsCq Kristen Clarke on Twitter: “This is Jordan […]
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How to talk to children of color about racialized violence

We have had many discussions in our office this week about the violence being unleashed on us, especially people of color, in this country. We worry especially about how this is impacting our children. We asked Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith for her wisdom that we can share during these difficult times. Her research has focused on […]
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August 26 Panel on ‘Creating a Progressive Pipeline to the Federal Judiciary’

The Equal Justice Society, American Constitution Society for Law & Policy, and California ChangeLawyers co-host a presentation and panel discussion for lawyers and law students exploring how progressives can develop a pipeline to the federal judiciary from law schools through clerkships and legal careers resulting in qualified progressive jurists appointed by the President and confirmed […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #89 | Trump’s escalation of racism means he’s worried about reelection

“Most politicians faced with [poor] numbers would look for ways to broaden their appeal. But Trump has just one political move: inflame the base. As an incumbent, he cannot credibly run again as an avenging outsider who will raze the temples of the evil place called Washington. Instead, he is running as the defender of […]
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