All of us at the Equal Justice Society congratulate our President Lisa Holder on the completion of her two-year term on the historic California Reparations Task Force, which is holding its final meeting now, and the release of its final report and recommendations for redressing the historical atrocities perpetrated against African Americans in California. LisaContinue reading “Reparations Task Force Unveils Comprehensive Final Proposals Regarding Reparations for African Americans”
The Superior Court of California, County of Merced, hosted a ceremony last Friday, February 17, to name the 2260 N Street, Merced, Courthouse after Professor Charles James Ogletree Jr. who was born in Merced on December 31, 1952. The Equal Justice Society congratulates Prof. Ogletree and the Ogletree family on this honor and thanks former California Assemblymember Adam Gray, whoContinue reading “State Courthouse in Merced Named After Prof. Charles Ogletree, EJS’s Founding Board Chair”
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.