This Week in White Supremacy #106: Powerful Photo Shows Black Medical Students Standing on Former Slave Plantation in White Coats

Note: TWIWS will be on hiatus for the rest of the year. We will return in early January. A group of students from Tulane University’s School of Medicine is gaining attention after they gathered together at a former slave plantation in Louisiana to pose for a photo they say powerfully illustrates their “ancestral resiliency.” http://bit.ly/2PF2YLo %5B…%5D
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Tuesday Evening: Impeachment Demonstrations Across the Country

Trump used military aid to pressure Ukraine to interfere in our 2020 elections, before trying to cover it up. Let’s be clear: the President tried to cheat to win the 2020 election- proving a pattern of abuse that started in 2016. The only appropriate recourse is impeachment and removal. GET READY TO TAKE THE STREETS! […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #105: Michael Harriot on impeachment, a racist president, and why white supremacy lingers in America

Michael Harriot thread on Twitter: “Everyone’s talking about impeachment and Clinton & Johnson as the only presidents ever impeached. But most people don’t know WHY Johnson was impeached. So let me tell you the story about how not impeaching a racist president is a BIG reason why white supremacy lingers in America” http://bit.ly/2LMFTnE THE GOOD […]
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NLG’s 8th Annual Staying True to Your Roots CLE Day on Jan. 16

The National Lawyers Guild’s 8th annual Staying True to Your Roots CLE day will be held in San Francisco on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the Practising Law Institute, 685 Market Street #100, San Francisco. The Equal Justice Society is one of the co-sponsors and EJS Legal Director Mona Tawatao is helping organize the event. […]
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Advocates Sue University of California for Discriminatory Use of SAT/ACT in Admissions

Students, community groups, school district file suit against UC Board of Regents for use of SAT/ACT for admissions – cite practice as meaningless barrier to higher education for underrepresented minority students and students with disabilities. UPDATE: Lisa Holder, Of Counsel to the Equal Justice Society, one of the attorneys engaged in this lawsuit, was a […]
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