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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Use of SAT/ACT in Admissions is Discriminatory; Univ. of California Must Cease Practices or Face Lawsuit

Today, lawyers representing three students, five nonprofits and the Compton Unified School District announced their formal request to the University of California Board of Regents that the UC system cease use of SAT and ACT test scores in admissions decisions. (Coverage in the Los Angeles Times and The Chronicle of Higher Education) The Board of […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #99: Prof. Jennifer Richeson First African American to Receive Career Trajectory Award from Society of Experimental Social Psychology

Alexandria West on Twitter: “A BIG congratulations to Jennifer Richeson for receiving The Career Trajectory Award from SESP today, becoming the first Black individual to ever receive this award. As a biracial bicultural social psychologist, your speech meant so much! #StandingOvation @jaricheson @SESPcon http://bit.ly/2pK6MAx This week, we’re starting with the Good News first! Jenny Holmes […]
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Town Hall Focused on Trump’s Racism as Grounds for Impeachment

From left: Kwentoria Williams from Rep. Green’s office; Meher Dhaliwal of EJS; Eva Paterson of EJS; Congressman Al Green; Prof. Bill Ong Hing At our impeachment town hall in Oakland on Saturday, Congressman Al Green announced that he would be introducing articles of impeachment related to Donald Trump’s racist abuse of power. Watch the town hall | KTVU story | Photos […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #98: Rep. Elijah Cummings – “When we’re dancing with the angels, the question will be asked … what did we do to make sure we kept our democracy intact?”

Susan Davis on Twitter: ““When we’re dancing with the angels, the question will be asked, in 2019, what did we do to make sure we kept our democracy intact? Did we stand on the sidelines and say nothing? Did we play games?” -Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., Feb. 27, 2019.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/32laxuF Peter Daou on […]
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