On Wednesday, April 29, 2009, the Board and Staff of the Equal Justice Society sent the following to the Senate and House Judiciary Committees: The Equal Justice Society would like to go on record as supporting the call to start a criminal investigation by a special counsel into harsh interrogations of terrorism suspects. We have … Continue reading EJS Supports Call for Criminal Investigation Into Torture
Tammy Johnson on racewire.com talks about her concerns over the use of racially coded language in President Obama's address to Congress earlier this week. Her post has additional comments in addition to the video. It's interesting to take Tammy's analysis and compare it to George Lakoff's pre-speech assessment of the "Obama Code," his definition of … Continue reading RaceWire: Addressing Obama’s Racial Coding, plus Lakoff, Mike Lux
Eva Paterson is included in a story by ABC7's Mark Matthews on President Obama's signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, which will make it easier for people to get the pay they deserve -- regardless of their gender, race, or age. The Act was introduced by Bay Area Congressman George Miller.