Public Interest and Civil Rights Groups Speak Out Against Unfounded Attacks on Mark Lloyd

The Equal Justice Society today joined more than 50 civil rights, public interest and grassroots organizations sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission and congressional leaders supporting Mark Lloyd, the associate general counsel and chief diversity officer of the FCC, and the agency's longstanding mission to promote localism, diversity and competition in the media. … Continue reading Public Interest and Civil Rights Groups Speak Out Against Unfounded Attacks on Mark Lloyd

Public Interest and Civil Rights Groups Speak Out Against Unfounded Attacks on Mark Lloyd

The Equal Justice Society today joined more than 50 civil rights, public interest and grassroots organizations sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission and congressional leaders supporting Mark Lloyd, the associate general counsel and chief diversity officer of the FCC, and the agency's longstanding mission to promote localism, diversity and competition in the media. … Continue reading Public Interest and Civil Rights Groups Speak Out Against Unfounded Attacks on Mark Lloyd

Gulf Coast Rally To Demand Speaker Pelosi Take Action on 4th Anniversary of Katrina

Supporters of the Gulf Coast Civic Works Act (HR 2269) announced yesterday that a rally and press conference will be held at Noon on Friday, August 28, in front of Speaker Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco office at the Phillip Burton Federal Building, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, on the plaza in front of the flag poles. … Continue reading Gulf Coast Rally To Demand Speaker Pelosi Take Action on 4th Anniversary of Katrina

Violence Prevention Advocate Alex Sánchez Arrested by FBI Under Questionable Circumstances

Community and peace advocate and Executive Director of Homies Unidos in Los Angeles, Alex Sánchez was arraigned last week in federal court, accused of conspiracy under the RICO statutes for crimes he allegedly committed over the past 15 years. He was denied bail on June 30th despite an outpouring of support from the community. These … Continue reading Violence Prevention Advocate Alex Sánchez Arrested by FBI Under Questionable Circumstances

Dying While Black: An Examination of Race and the California Death Penalty

Photo by nodeathpenalty.org The foundation of the Equal Justice Society is based on the premise that racial justice cannot be achieved when the law fails to reflect actual experience. Under existing equal protection law, the constricted “Intent Doctrine” (as established in the 1976 United States Supreme Court decision Washington v. Davis) ignores much of what … Continue reading Dying While Black: An Examination of Race and the California Death Penalty

Dying While Black: An Examination of Race and the California Death Penalty

Photo by nodeathpenalty.org The foundation of the Equal Justice Society is based on the premise that racial justice cannot be achieved when the law fails to reflect actual experience. Under existing equal protection law, the constricted “Intent Doctrine” (as established in the 1976 United States Supreme Court decision Washington v. Davis) ignores much of what … Continue reading Dying While Black: An Examination of Race and the California Death Penalty

June 30: California’s Day of Action to End the Death Penalty

The Equal Justice Society is deeply committed to racial justice and preserving human dignity for all people. Consistent with these commitments, we have joined the fight to help stop executions in California, and we encourage you to join us. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) recently released new regulations on its lethal injection … Continue reading June 30: California’s Day of Action to End the Death Penalty