Author Archives: Keith Kamisugi

Eva Paterson to Speak at the Oxford Union

Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson has accepted an invitation to speak this fall at the Oxford Union to speak on the motion “This House Would Impeach President Trump.” The Oxford Union has hosted world leaders in every field, including Mother Teresa, Dalai Lama, Malala Yousafzai, Gloria Steinem, Stacey Abrams, Vera Wang, President Jimmy Carter, […]
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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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EJS Receives $200,000 Grant from Ford Foundation

The Equal Justice Society has received a $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation, which we will use to support our ongoing efforts using law and social science to change the way racial discrimination limits opportunities to people of color. The Ford Foundation grant will help advance our initiatives that seek to change the way children […]
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Supreme Court Decision Bars Citizenship Question For Now

The U.S. Supreme Court today issued a decision (PDF) on whether to allow or remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census. Chief Justice Robert’s 5-4 opinion upheld a lower court’s decision asking the Department of Commerce to explain the decision to add the citizenship question with their real rationale. For now, the district court’s […]
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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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