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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Call for Artwork: Remembering 1619

The Equal Justice Society is accepting submissions of artwork to be considered for a one-night exhibition as part of an artistic performance at the San Francisco Jazz Center on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The artistic performance is part of Remembering 1619, a series of events and activities hosted by […]
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Trump’s Racist Tweets Escalate His White Supremacy Agenda

The Equal Justice Society unequivocally condemns Trump’s racist tweets against Members of Congress Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ilhan Omar. Trump employed a common and deplorable tactic of white supremacists – characterizing Americans of color as the “other” – reinforcing the dangerous mythology that being American means being white. Time and again, Trump […]
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Crimes Against Humanity: The Banality of Evil

It’s Friday night. I am getting ready for two parties and band rehearsal with my friends in the Coolerators. I made the mistake of looking at my Twitter account and after the hilarity today provided by #BestofThrowbackBlackTwitter, I chanced upon this video. My jaw dropped because the racism is so raw and inescapable. As Chris […]
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This Week in White Supremacy, Week 86: Sen. Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers enslaved 14 people

Sen. Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers enslaved 14 people, bringing reparations issue close to home. McConnell has opposed paying reparations to descendants of enslaved Africans, though census records show his family, like many others, benefited from their labor. https://nbcnews.to/2l4HR8m Sen. Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers enslaved 14 people, bringing reparations issue close to home https://nbcnews.to/2l4HR8m Rev. Dr. William J. […]
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Updated: Implicit Bias Bill Package Advances in the California Legislature

Update (July 8, 2019) AB 241 just passed the Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development with bipartisan support. All three of our implicit bias bills are now in Senate Appropriations. We applaud legislators who are making public statements about the need to address systemic bias and racial disparities, and we will continue to […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 85 – Plain View Project Exposes Pervasive Police Racism

The Daily Show : A new review of police officers’ social media accounts by the Plain View Project reveals that many cops have posted vehemently racist sentiments online. http://bit.ly/325meWD The Plain View Project Exposes Pervasive Police Racism: A new review of police officers’ social media accounts by the Plain View Project reveals that many cops […]
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