KHSD Community Meeting in Bakersfield: A Positive Step Forward

  Last week, over 60 Kern High School District (KHSD) parents and students (as well as several KHSD administrators) gathered in Bakersfield for a community meeting to learn about next steps in the wake of a landmark settlement reached this summer with KHSD as a result of school discipline policies that disproportionately impact students of […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 3

40% of the nation’s largest corporations (Amazon, PayPal, Oracle) do not have a single Black Corporate Director. To see the complete list of the 197 companies from the S&P 500 without Black Directors, click here. ICE wants to destroy its records of in-custody deaths, sexual assault, and other detainee files. Senator Tim Scott had to […]
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EJS ‘Art + Youth’ Gala on Sept. 27!

The Equal Justice Society celebrates its 17th anniversary with an “Art + Youth” gala uplifting art as a vehicle for social justice and the youth and young adults as our torchbearers in the civil rights movement. The event is on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. in the Robertson Auditorium of the Mission Bay Conference […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 2

Well, it’s only Wednesday and I am up to fifteen items.  Got to stop for this week. Send any items you find to ThisWeekinWhiteSupremacy@equaljusticesociety.org. In her new book “Unstoppable”, Maria Sharapova talks about Serena Williams as follows. “First of all her physical presence is much stronger and bigger than you realize watching TV. She has […]
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Art Knows No Fear: Tyrus Wong, American Genius

In these difficult times, we at the Equal Justice Society find that Art provides comfort, insight, and inspiration.  Our gala on September 27th will celebrate artists as well as putting young people in the spotlight as we RESIST the madness that surrounds us.  We hope reading about the work of Tyrus Wong will soothe your […]
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