Racism, Misogyny, and the Current Political Moment: Connecting the Dots

On Wednesday two seemingly unrelated events got me thinking about where we are right now as a people. Anna Basallaje our fabulous Chief Operating Officer and I were lamenting the cruelty of the government shut down. I remarked that I thought that the feckless GOP would continue supporting Trump and would probably go along with […]
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‘Won Over’ by Judge William Alsup

In the newest addition to its catalog of works on the civil rights era, NewSouth Books is pleased to announce Won Over, the story of a boy born in Mississippi to parents who believed in segregation and that boy’s journey, during the epic events of the civil rights movement, over to the right side of […]
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EJS Launches ‘Remembering 1619’ Observance

The Equal Justice Society will host Remembering1619.org, a series of events and activities throughout 2019 to observe the 400th anniversary of slavery in the United States. 1619 was the beginning of much misery, degradation, evil, and pain in our country. We have fought mightily to undo the damage.  EJS hopes that we can shine a light […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 59

The Trump administration is considering a far-reaching rollback of civil rights law that would dilute federal rules against discrimination in education, housing and other aspects of American life. Washington Post Shutdown leaves food, medicine and pay in doubt in Indian country. New York Times Brazil’s newly installed president has issued orders targeting indigenous groups, descendants […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 58

Jakelin Caal, 7-year-old migrant girl taken into Border Patrol custody dies of dehydration, exhaustion. Washington Post Sidestepping Congress, Trump administration proposes more work rules for food stamps. NPR Pennsylvania students send racist letters to families: ‘Dear non-U.S. citizens… due to President Trump’s election, people like yourself should leave’. Newsweek “I just want us to take […]
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