EJS Launches ‘Remembering 1619’ Observance

The Equal Justice Society will host Remembering1619.org, a series of events and activities throughout 2019 to observe the 400th anniversary of slavery in the United States. 1619 was the beginning of much misery, degradation, evil, and pain in our country. We have fought mightily to undo the damage.  EJS hopes that we can shine a light […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 65

Brought to you by the Equal Justice Society I don’t label my ancestors as “slaves.” I say they were enslaved. There is a difference. – Be A King (@BerniceKing) Migrant Children Are Being Given To An Adoption Agency Linked To Betsy DeVos – The Intellectualist Ralph Northam, Mark Herring blackface scandal: NAACP chief weighs in – USA […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 64

When the suffrage movement sold out to white supremacy. New York Times Blackface: The birth of an American stereotype. NMAAHC Ralph Northam admits he was in 1984 yearbook photo showing figures in blackface, KKK hood. Washington Post Northam’s med school banned yearbooks in 2013 due to racist photos. Talking Points Memo Virginia Attorney General Mark […]
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The California Endowment Awards $200,000 Grant to EJS to Remedy Disparate School Discipline

The California Endowment has awarded a $200,000 grant to the Equal Justice Society to improve the social and emotional health of youth by reducing the use of harsh discipline and increasing the use of positive, trauma-responsive practices throughout California. The grant will allow EJS to explore the development of a statewide network of schools model […]
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Mona Tawatao Hired as EJS Legal Director

Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson today announced Mona Tawatao as EJS’s new Legal Director effective April 15, 2019. “We’re thrilled that Mona is joining the staff as Legal Director,” said Paterson. “She has been part of our EJS family for almost a decade as a board member and played a critical role in our […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 63

White cop mocks Black woman left to walk home in cold after being pulled over in racist Snapchat posts. Blavity “Wouldn’t it be nice if getting out of jail was as easy for young Black men as it is for Roger Stone?” @ACLU Portland police sergeant to cops: ‘if you come across a Black person, […]
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