National Call in Day to #SaveSCOTUS

This Thursday, August 9, is the National Call in Day to #SaveSCOTUS, and we need your help! When Trump ran for President, he promised to nominate judges to the Supreme Court that shared his dangerous view on the issues we hold dear. Now, in nominee Brett Kavanaugh, he has delivered on that promise. Kavanaugh’s record […]
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Straws: A Disability Rights Issue

The effort to reduce single-use plastic materials in our daily habits is, without question, critical to the health of our planet.  In fact, those of us in marginalized communities – people of color and low-income individuals in particular – often benefit the most from reducing waste and exposure to toxins in our air and water, […]
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What you can do to help #StopKavanaugh

A hundred activists met in Berkeley last Thursday to learn the facts about Brett Kavanaugh, nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court with a troubling record that raises serious questions about his views on unchecked presidential power and whether he will protect the rights of the most vulnerable among us. Our special thanks to meeting co-sponsors California Civil […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 38

  Muslims describe being confronted at pool: ‘we’re portrayed as troublemakers.’ New York Times Nia Wilson’s stabbing death hits close to home for Damian Lillard. The Undefeated Police held Ving Rhames at gunpoint in his own home after a neighbor told 911 ‘a large Black man’ had broken in. Blavity A man was shot to […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 37

“The quote motivating me: ‘Either America will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.’-W.E.B. Du Bois. I am dedicating myself to destroying ignorance.” –Maya Wiley On the 28th anniversary of the ADA’s passage, disability rights are increasingly in peril. Rewire The Justice Department has instructed US attorneys offices not to use the term […]
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