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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Updated: Implicit Bias Bill Package Advances in the California Legislature

Update (June 26, 2019) Yesterday, the Senate Public Safety Committee voted overwhelmingly in favor of AB 243, which mandates that all police officers in the state receive biannual implicit bias training and testing. Similarly, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted in favor of AB 242, which calls for implicit bias training for judges and court personnel. […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 83: House panel debates idea of reparations for slavery

Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States. https://to.pbs.org/2IWd8CJ Matthew Amha on Twitter: “Imagine CARDING the most high profile exec in professional sports, seconds after his team wins […]
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Standing in Solidarity Against Trump’s Hateful Rhetoric

The Equal Justice Society unequivocally condemns the latest threats against immigrants and the Trump Administration’s white supremacy agenda. Immigrants are part of our country. They are our friends, our neighbors, our co-workers. Militarized raids on homes, families, and workplaces, and the lack of due process betray our American values. Rather than serving the national welfare, […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #82 | “As a Black Man, I Understand Why Democrats Don’t Want to Impeach Trump”

Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson will testify at the hearing on Hate Crimes and the Rise of White Nationalism this Tuesday, April 9, at 10:00 a.m. ET before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary.

Eva Paterson Interviews Gloria Steinem on Tonight’s Mueller Book Club

UPDATE: Here’s the video! Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson will interview women’s Rights icon Gloria Steinem on tonight’s Mueller Book Club, Monday, June 10, at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register here: https://bit.ly/2WqJXl0. Eva was on last week’s Mueller Book Club with former acting U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal. Watch it here on Facebook. You can find recordings […]
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