Category Archives: ejs

This Week in White Supremacy #76 | ‘White people literally amplify their voting power by incarcerating Black people’

Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson will testify at the hearing on Hate Crimes and the Rise of White Nationalism this Tuesday, April 9, at 10:00 a.m. ET before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary.

Students, Community Groups, Kern County Office of Education Reach Settlement

A coalition of Latino and Black students, their parents, community groups and the Kern County Office of Education (KCOE) have reached a settlement of a lawsuit involving a dispute over the enrollment of students in KCOE-operated schools. The lawsuit was filed in 2014 against the Kern High School District, the KCOE and the Kern County […]
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Implicit Bias Bill Package Passes Policy Committees in the California Assembly

Update (May 21, 2019) #ImplicitBias bills by @AsmKamlagerDove advance in the Calif. Legislature. #AB241 #AB242 crossed over to Senate. #AB243 is pending Assembly floor vote. Learn more about these bills https://t.co/5KKohn732b. — EJS (@equaljustice) May 21, 2019 Original Post By Yoana Tchoukleva, EJS Judge Constance Baker Motley Civil Rights Fellow Tuesday was a monumental day for […]
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Pentimento: Implicit Bias, White Supremacy, and 1619

Racism!! Implicit Bias!! White Supremacy!! 400 years since the first enslaved Africans arrived!!! Last week I was preparing to do a training on implicit bias for the attorneys who work for the California Courts of Appeal and the California Supreme Court. EJS has been doing this since 2003 when Michelle Alexander talked about this phenomenon […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #75 | Electoral College is ‘vestige’ of slavery, say some Constitutional scholars

Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson will testify at the hearing on Hate Crimes and the Rise of White Nationalism this Tuesday, April 9, at 10:00 a.m. ET before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary.