EJS 20th Anniversary – Reflecting on 2001 and Founding Donors Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Jack W. Londen

EJS founding donors Elizabeth J. Cabraser (left) and Jack W. Londen 2020 is the 20th anniversary of the Equal Justice Society. Every week leading up to our 20th anniversary celebration on September 17, we will highlight one year in our history. This week we remember 2001 and Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Jack W. Londen who both … Continue reading EJS 20th Anniversary – Reflecting on 2001 and Founding Donors Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Jack W. Londen

This Week in White Supremacy #122: What You Should Know About Trump’s Latest Immigration Ban

CAIR-SFBA and Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus: The Trump administration recently issued a Proclamation expanding immigration restrictions in a broad attempt to further its xenophobic agenda while distracting Americans from its own failure to adequately respond to the coronavirus pandemic. In a blatant attempt to pit communities of color and immigrants against one another, the Proclamation … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy #122: What You Should Know About Trump’s Latest Immigration Ban

Eva Paterson on ABC7 Town Hall on COVID-19 Impact on African Americans

EJS President Eva Paterson will be a panel member on a virtual town hall hosted by ABC7/KGO-TV on Thursday, April 30, at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time. The town hall will be aired live on ABC7, on abc7news.com, and on ABC7's Facebook page. See more information below. Viewers are invited to submit questions for the town … Continue reading Eva Paterson on ABC7 Town Hall on COVID-19 Impact on African Americans

This Week in White Supremacy #121: How the politics of racial resentment is killing white people

(Vox) Why do many working-class white Americans support politicians whose policies are literally killing them? This is the question sociologist and psychiatrist Jonathan Metzl tries to answer in his new book, Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland. The book is a serious look at how cultural attitudes associated … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy #121: How the politics of racial resentment is killing white people

EJS 20th Anniversary: Our Founding in 2000 and Prof. Charles Ogletree

2020 is the 20th anniversary of the Equal Justice Society. Every week leading up to our 20th anniversary celebration on September 17, we will highlight one year in our history. This week we remember 2000, the year that EJS started to take shape, and Professor Charles Ogletree who was critical to our founding. Prof. Charles J. … Continue reading EJS 20th Anniversary: Our Founding in 2000 and Prof. Charles Ogletree

This Week in White Supremacy, Week #118: White supremacists discussed using coronavirus as a bioweapon

Yahoo News - White supremacists discussed plans to weaponize coronavirus via “saliva,” a “spray bottle” or “laced items,” according to a weekly intelligence brief distributed by a federal law enforcement division on Feb. 17. https://yhoo.it/2ygLYVL THE GOOD NEWS FIRST: Janai Nelson on Twitter: "Today, March 20, 2020, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund turns 80 years … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy, Week #118: White supremacists discussed using coronavirus as a bioweapon

Supreme Court Creates Higher Standard for Racial Discrimination Claims

This week the U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously to require a higher standard of proof for bringing racial discrimination claims under United States Code Section 1981. In Comcast v. National Association of African American-Owned Media News, a Black-Owned Media Company founded by Byron Allen sued Comcast for placing burdens on them during the contract formation … Continue reading Supreme Court Creates Higher Standard for Racial Discrimination Claims

This Week in White Supremacy, Week #117: Coronavirus sparks an epidemic of people helping people in Seattle

Naomi Ishisaka, Seattle Times: What this crisis has also exposed in the past week is the way in which people, guided by their hearts, are stepping up to support each other in extraordinary ways. People like Yadesa Bojia, who is a Seattle-based artist and University of Washington graphic designer. Bojia recently became alarmed after talking … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy, Week #117: Coronavirus sparks an epidemic of people helping people in Seattle