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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In new memoir, Federal Judge William Alsup traces his path from the Jim Crow South

“This engaging memoir of the Civil Rights era by one of our most distinguished federal judges confronts the past with admirable candor as it chronicles a young white Southerner’s journey from acceptance of the racial status quo to a commitment to full equality for all.” — Linda Greenhouse, New York Times contributing columnist and Yale […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 66

Brought to you by the Equal Justice Society Dixie school board refuses name change — for now – Marin Independent Journal “At issue is the name Dixie’s ties to the racism, slavery and violence of the Confederacy and the Civil War-era South. As is happening all over the country, symbols of that part of the nation’s history […]
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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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