Category Archives: ejs

This Week in White Supremacy #103: The Electoral College’s Racist Origins

The Electoral College’s Racist Origins: More than two centuries after it was designed to empower southern white voters, the system continues to do just that. – The Atlantic http://bit.ly/2D7yXwA THE GOOD NEWS FIRST: Sherrilyn Ifill on Twitter: “So honored to receive this award from @UDCLaw named for such a great lawyer and legend. #CharlesOgletree https://t.co/UDPQX870EU” %5B…%5D
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This Week in White Supremacy #102: When powerful white men use words like lynching

Tom & Lorenzo on Twitter: “When powerful white men use words like lynching and witch hunt to describe their perceived persecutions, it’s because there are no historical analogues to white male persecution. There’s no term for it because historically, there’s no such thing.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/350xyUw THE GOOD NEWS FIRST: StanceGrounded on Twitter: “My heart […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #101: (Dec. 10) The Souls of Black Folks: Reclaiming Our Humanity From Racialized Trauma

The Souls of Black Folks: Reclaiming Our Humanity From Racialized Trauma – “Healing from 400 Years of Enslavement” – is a free conference taking place on December 10, 2019, from 8:30am to 5:00pm at the Hilton Oakland Airport. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Kenneth Hardy. Soul Food Breakfast and Lunch Served; Workshops, Entertainment, and more; […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #100: A Special Message from Eva Paterson

Welcome to the 100th edition of This Week in White Supremacy. We started this weekly email on September 8, 2017, as part of our fight against white supremacy. Hitting this milestone of 100 editions isn’t bittersweet. It’s just bitter. TWIWS started with a desire to call out white supremacy wherever we saw it. I read […]
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A Journey to Collective Liberation: EJS Judge Motley Civil Rights Fellow Yoana Tchoukleva

In June 2018, Elizabeth J. Cabraser provided a generous gift allowing the Equal Justice Society to reactivate its Judge Constance Baker Motley Civil Rights Fellowship. Ms. Cabraser, who funded the 2001 conference that led to the founding of EJS, pledged to fund the fellowship for five years. EJS established the Judge Constance Baker Motley Civil […]
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