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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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Crimes Against Humanity: The Banality of Evil

It’s Friday night. I am getting ready for two parties and band rehearsal with my friends in the Coolerators. I made the mistake of looking at my Twitter account and after the hilarity today provided by #BestofThrowbackBlackTwitter, I chanced upon this video. My jaw dropped because the racism is so raw and inescapable. As Chris […]
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This Week in White Supremacy, Week 86: Sen. Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers enslaved 14 people

Sen. Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers enslaved 14 people, bringing reparations issue close to home. McConnell has opposed paying reparations to descendants of enslaved Africans, though census records show his family, like many others, benefited from their labor. https://nbcnews.to/2l4HR8m Sen. Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers enslaved 14 people, bringing reparations issue close to home https://nbcnews.to/2l4HR8m Rev. Dr. William J. […]
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Updated: Implicit Bias Bill Package Advances in the California Legislature

Update (July 8, 2019) AB 241 just passed the Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development with bipartisan support. All three of our implicit bias bills are now in Senate Appropriations. We applaud legislators who are making public statements about the need to address systemic bias and racial disparities, and we will continue to […]
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