“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
There are people who are working day in and day out to move us toward a racially just society. Want to be one? Join us for a Building Racial Equity Training and take the learnings back to your institution https://t.co/Mj31yTdd9Q
🚨The South Asian Journalists Association is advising news organizations against using the term “India variant” or “Indian variant” when describing the new strain of the Covid-19 virus that reportedly originated out of India.
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Check out this episode of @RaceForward's Momentum podcast featuring our board member @Prof_MPastor, who talks about his personal motivations for tackling structural racism, the important work of building multiracial coalitions, and more.
“Down a Dark Stairwell” explores what oppression looks like between Black and Chinese American communities in New York City and the importance of using dialogue to dismantle white supremacy.
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Though queer artistry has gained some visibility in recent years (especially within social media channels) there are still significant gaps to be addressed. Here, @Colorlines celebrates 5 Queer Poets who dare to re-envision the human experience. https://t.co/uRCe7uT7jj
“The trope that Black women and femmes are unwaveringly strong is killing us. Even positive phrases like ‘Black girl magic’ are weaponized and used to justify the lack of support that we are given.” -@cathslabiran, @BAJItweethttps://t.co/TUdwWlpW0i
NEW: These two prosecutors resigned after a Queens judge found they wrongfully sent 3 Black men to prison for 20+ years.
Now a new group is going after their law licenses + those of 19 other current/former Queens prosecutors with histories of misconduct:
We call on @CNN to take immediate and swift action, including denouncing @RickSantorum's remarks, cutting ties w/Santorum, training and educating reporters and pundits on American Indian and Alaska Native culture and white supremacy- read more here: https://t.co/KH0NyilSVP
“We want them to know that we’ll take that first step, or the first 20 steps with them."
--Lisa, formerly incarcerated mom who currently serves as the program manager of WPA’s Alternative to Incarceration program. Via @Colorlines.