“We’re calling on Congress to pass a bill that would adjust federal sentencing laws to block Sessions’ attempts to reignite the War on Drugs. Sentencing reform has bipartisan support in Congress and if we apply enough pressure, we can make
“You are supporting prisoners, formerly incarcerated people and our families to restore our human and civil rights. We will build alternatives to incarceration, secure humane treatment, stand up for families, and ensure that people coming home after incarceration have a
“BreakOUT! seeks to end the criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth to build a safer and more just New Orleans, building on the rich cultural tradition of resistance in the South to build the power of
“African Communities Together is an organization of African immigrants fighting for civil rights, opportunity, and a better life for our families here in the U.S. and back in Africa. ACT empowers African immigrants to integrate socially, get ahead economically, and
The work of artists & cultural workers is critical to shaping the future. ‘Celestial Navigation: How to Fund Culture Change in the U.S.’ offers a roadmap on how funders can provide artists & cultural strategy orgs with the support they need https://t.co/QjVCozelBS
Voter disenfranchisement is growing as a new crop of young voters emerge.
“As a young BIPOC voter, I was frustrated by the sweeping voting law restrictions across the country,” said Whitney Williams, a rising junior at Spelman College. https://t.co/shitNIRchI
Metropolitan Museum of Art Sends Three Benin Bronzes Home To Nigeria: The plaques, produced in what is now Nigeria, were looted during the British military occupation and have been in museums and a private collection since 1897 https://t.co/VONF4RIyql
So what is Critical Race Theory, really? And why is it so important?
Kimberlé Crenshaw (@sandylocks) sets the record straight on CRT and the right's disinformation campaign in our latest video. Watch and share:
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"By framing how we define CRT as a cynical semantic game, critics allow it to mean whatever they want it to mean. I think this is going to have a negative effect on young Black students." –@JournoJoshua in @Colorlines: https://t.co/Dzo4AROWam