The Equal Justice Society joined a letter led by DeCarcerate Memphis and signed by 150 civil and human rights organizations demanding action by federal, state and local public officials to address the law enforcement policies and practices that have given rise to such tragedies across the nation such as the killing of Tyre Nichols. InContinue reading “EJS and 150 Organizations Demand Action Following Death of Tyre Nichols”
Author Archives: Keith Kamisugi
We mourn Tyre Nichols and the cycle of brutality against Black people
The funeral for Tyre Nichols was held today at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church in Memphis, Tennessee. The Rev. Al Sharpton eulogized Mr. Nichols at the memorial, which was also attended by Vice President Kamala Harris, Breonna Taylor’s mother Tamika Palmer, and George Floyd’s brother Philonise Floyd.
EJS Joins Effort to Pass Congressional Legislation Honoring Civil Rights Hero Fred Korematsu
Demand Progress Action, the Fred T. Korematsu Institute, and a coalition of 85 civil society organizations, including the Equal Justice Society, call on Congress to support a new bicameral legislative package to recognize civil rights hero Fred Korematsu for his activism against the forced incarceration by the U.S. government of American citizens and residents ofContinue reading “EJS Joins Effort to Pass Congressional Legislation Honoring Civil Rights Hero Fred Korematsu”