Racial justice advocates want this Black History Month to go beyond history • Brooklyn Paper

know about Racial justice advocates want this Black History Month to go beyond history • Brooklyn Paper As Brooklyn’s black community faces different challenges and reaches new milestones, their concerns and needs change. As a new Black History Month begins, some experts say this year’s agenda should not only include remembrance of the celebration’s origins … Read more

Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayor’s race

know about Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayor’s race The race has been shaped by a rise in gun violence and the fallout from Breonna Taylor’s death in March 2020. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — On Valentine’s Day, a man appeared at the door of a Louisville campaign office and shot mayoral candidate Craig … Read more

Trinity faculty and students reflect on the Connecticut forum’s “The Struggle for Racial Justice” discussion

know about Trinity faculty and students reflect on the Connecticut forum’s “The Struggle for Racial Justice” discussion Members of the Trinity College community recently attended the latest Connecticut Forum program, “The fight for racial justice: understanding and dismantling systemic racism”, hosted by Connecticut Humanities. Panelist Julián Castro, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Mayor … Read more

Author: Health Equity and Racial Justice Grow Alongside Vegetables on Massachusetts Urban Farms

know about Author: Health Equity and Racial Justice Grow Alongside Vegetables on Massachusetts Urban Farms For some, urban farms have been a vital source of fresh produce during the pandemic, but that’s just one of the roles they play. Overlooking Worcester, Massachusetts, the Regional Environmental Council operates an urban farm in the city’s Main South … Read more

2022 US Senate Race in Oregon for Ron Wyden’s seat

know about 2022 US Senate Race in Oregon for Ron Wyden’s seat This story will be updated with the election results as of 8pm Tuesday. Because ballots can be mailed on Election Day starting this year, election officials warn that winners may not be known for several days. Elections officials expect vote counts after Tuesday … Read more

MIT Sloan students learn about civil rights history with a tour of the Deep South | MIT News

know about MIT Sloan students learn about civil rights history with a tour of the Deep South | MIT News An independent study project this spring provided eight MIT students with a unique opportunity to learn about some of the most important events in US civil rights history. The eight students, Courtney Jacobovits, Naman Galhotra, … Read more

Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayoral race | Politic notices

know about Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayoral race | Politic notices PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN, Associated Press/America Report LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — On Valentine’s Day, a man appeared in the driveway of a Louisville campaign office and shot mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg. He was not hit, a bullet grazed his sweater, but … Read more

Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayor’s race

know about Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayor’s race Taylor’s death helped fuel massive protests over racial injustice in the summer of 2020, along with the deaths of George Floyd and other Black people in encounters with police. In his hometown of Louisville, the protests continued for weeks. “We demand the truth, … Read more

Why is Joe Biden’s Justice Department still defending so many Trump policies?

know about Why is Joe Biden’s Justice Department still defending so many Trump policies? More than 16 months into the presidency of Joe Biden, his Justice Department and other agencies continue to defend and promote the legal positions of the Trump administration, an analysis by a major government watchdog revealed Monday. Former President Trump and … Read more

Delaware State University to File Complaint with Department of Justice After Bus Search Incident

know about Delaware State University to File Complaint with Department of Justice After Bus Search Incident Delaware State University, a historically black institution in Dover, Del., announced that it will file a formal complaint with the US Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division following the stopping and looking for a bus leading members of the … Read more

For Biden, the shooting is a blow to promises of racial unity

know about For Biden, the shooting is a blow to promises of racial unity Placeholder while article actions load President Biden plans to visit Buffalo on Tuesday to deliver a speech and meet with grieving families after Saturday’s racist massacre, a tragedy that struck during the presidency of a man who has long emphasized the … Read more

Author: Health Equity and Racial Justice Grow Alongside Vegetables on Massachusetts Urban Farms

know about Author: Health Equity and Racial Justice Grow Alongside Vegetables on Massachusetts Urban Farms For some, urban farms have been a vital source of fresh produce during the pandemic, but that’s just one of the roles they play. Overlooking Worcester, Massachusetts, the Regional Environmental Council operates an urban farm in the city’s Main South … Read more

More civil rights attorneys are needed to fight racial justice battles. Philanthropy can help.

know about More civil rights attorneys are needed to fight racial justice battles. Philanthropy can help. On the surface, little seems to have changed since the killing of George Floyd sparked massive protests for racial justice last year. police violence against black and brown people is still an almost daily occurrence. Legislative efforts to suppress … Read more

Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayor’s race

know about Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayor’s race LOUISVILLE, Ky. — On Valentine’s Day, a man appeared at the door of a Louisville campaign office and shot mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg. He was not hit, a bullet grazed his sweater, but some of the tensions that still linger in this city … Read more

JPMorgan might take a knee for ‘justice,’ but it doesn’t stand for true racial equity

know about JPMorgan might take a knee for ‘justice,’ but it doesn’t stand for true racial equity Despite the best efforts of corporations to get back on track, there is no denying the social and financial implications of the last two years, and the disproportionate blow to workers and communities of color. The past seasons … Read more

Buffalo shootings: What can we do about white supremacy? | Opinion

know about Buffalo shootings: What can we do about white supremacy? | Opinion On Friday May 13 I found myself on the ABC television show GMA3 being interviewed about my new book, “Healing Our Racial Divide: What the Bible Says and What Early Christians Knew About Racial Reconciliation.” I was honored to share my heart … Read more