Author Archives: Eva Paterson

Introducing the National Implicit Bias Network

The Equal Justice Society has been working with social scientists, lawyers, and activists to build a national network focused on advancing the understanding of implicit bias, racial anxiety, stereotype threat, and other mind science phenomena since our inception in 2000. Since 2016, we have been focusing on creating the National Implicit Bias Network. We started […]
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We Are All Sandra Bland

Go Warriors! On Saturday, I was driving back from picking up BBQ at Everett and Jones in Oakland near Jack London Square–racing to get home to see every minute of the game with the Spurs. My loyalties are somewhat divided because I was born at Brooks General Hospital in San Antonio when my Dad was […]
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Black Rage-White Fear = White Rage-Black Fear

The horrific and unforgivable murders in Dallas almost resulted in my not writing this but on a day when both Paul Ryan and Newt Gingrich showed that they understand the racism that is behind the murders of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling-SAY THEIR NAMES, I felt it important to speak across the gulf that often […]
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Thank You for Supporting Our #CivilRights50 Gala!

The EJS board and staff express our deepest appreciation to the attendees, sponsors, donors, vendors, and event committee and volunteers for making our September 9, 2015, gala a big success! Read this note from us to the individuals, companies, and organizations that were part of the event. Here’s photos from the gala taken by Bob […]
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Julian Bond’s California Roots

The Ku Klux Klan was active in Northern California circa 1980.  Civil rights groups were determined not to let these white supremacists intimidate us so we organized an event in San Francisco and invited Julian Bond to come speak to us. I remember picking up Julian and his wife in my old green MG and […]
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