Author Archives: Keith Kamisugi

American Constitution Society Calls on Federalist Society to Join in Preventing Constitutional Crisis

On behalf of its thousands of members nationwide, the American Constitution Society calls on the Federalist Society and its members in a public letter to join in a united effort to avert a constitutional crisis relating to Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. According to news reports, […]
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César Chávez, Dolores Huerta, Larry Itliong

This Saturday, March 31, is César E. Chávez National Holiday and César Chávez Day in California, an official state holiday. 2018 also marks the 25th anniversary of César Chávez’s passing. The American labor leader and civil rights activist helped spark and lead a movement in the 1960s and 1970s to empower farmworkers in California and […]
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Antioch school district must face trial on agreement to remedy bias against Black students

Read an article about this in the East Bay Times. A state court has rejected the Antioch Unified School District’s (AUSD’s) attempt to renege on an agreement made with the East County NAACP to address federal civil rights and disability rights violations against African American students. AUSD agreed in March 2015 to retain experts to […]
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Race & Inequality in America: The Kerner Commission at 50 Conference

This is a conference organized by the UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society. EJS is proud to help spread the word about this event.   More than 30 high-profile figures, including President Obama’s housing secretary, a former US senator, and the mayor of New Orleans, are set to participate in a major, […]
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Help stop Trump judicial nominee with history of suppressing the Black vote

From our friends at LDF: [Thomas Farr’s] career is characterized by his continual efforts to advance and codify racism in North Carolina. From approving racially discriminatory materials to intimidate Black voters on behalf of the Jesse Helms for Senate Campaign, to fiercely fighting for laws that disenfranchise and weaken opportunities for people of color, Farr’s […]
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