Tag: justice

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Conversation with Bill Moyers – BillMoyers.com

April 1, 2021
The ninth annual Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture was delivered on February 12, 2020 by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture provides a public forum to discuss the most pressing global issues faced by women leaders today. In addition to exploring enduring questions of human

How Advocates of Reproductive Justice Found Their Spotlight

November 30, 2019
The hotel ballroom is packed when the spoken-word poet Staceyann Chin takes the stage on a Saturday morning in late October. At least 1,100 mostly women and nonbinary people of color have filled the vast space in the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta in anticipation of her performance and of Stacey Abrams’ keynote address, which will…

Organizing for affordable housing in the South

September 17, 2015
The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation funds organizations in the South working to move people and places out of poverty. The foundation recently launched a “Southern Voices” oral history project to capture the stories of Southern leaders working for social and economic justice. The latest installment features stories about organizing for affordable housing. For more stories

Republicans-If You&’re Really Against Racism-Restore Voting Rights Act

June 25, 2015
WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder ...

A Racially Biased Prosecutor – A Secret Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri – No Justice, No Peace!

December 21, 2014
A Racially Biased Prosecutor – A Secret Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri – No Justice, No Peace! – https://www.blackpolitics.org A Racially Biased Prosecutor The first observation to be made about the behavior of the prosecutor in the Ferguson, Missouri, case is that he never treated the officer, Darren Wilson, as an adversary. For all of

Black Panthers (1968) part 4

October 28, 2014
Les 10 points du Black Panther Party (BPP) / (7 à 9) Nous exigeons qu’il soit immédiatement mis un terme aux BRUTALITÉS POLICIÈRES et aux MEURTRES de Noirs. -Nous croyons qu’il est en notre pouvoir de faire cesser la brutalité policière contre la communauté noire, en organisant des groupes d’autodéfense qui auront pour tâche de

We Have a Caste System in America

October 26, 2014
We Have a Caste System in AmericaThe Atlantic – Ronald Reagan BuildingModerated by: Nancy Cook, Economic and Domestic Policy Correspondent, National JournalShirley Franklin, Former Mayor, City of Atlanta, GA, and Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Purpose Built CommunitiesNathaniel Hendren, Assistant Professor of Economics, Harvard UniversityRichard Rothstein, Research Associate, Economic Policy Institute, and Senior Fellow, Justice

History of the Black Panther Party: Huey Newton and the Price of Black Power in America (1994)

October 2, 2014
Huey Percy Newton (February 17, 1942 — August 22, 1989) was an African-American political and urban activist who, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966. Newton had a long series of confrontations with law enforcement, including several convictions, while he participated in political activism. He continued to pursue an education, eventually

Race In U.S. Court Cases; Beyond Trayvon Martin

August 13, 2014
Findings of Case Study The Impact of Race In U.S. Court Cases; Beyond The Trayvon Martin Case Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 A Just Cause, an advocate for the wrongfully convicted, released findings from it study on race and justice in the United Sates. The study includes a review of the IRP-6 case and the

Ban the Box

August 8, 2014
Ban the Box Legislation   Ban the Box is a nationwide movement that supports legislation prohibiting employers from including questions about criminal records on job applications.  In New Jersey, the Opportunity to Compete Act, also know as “ban the box” has gained support from civil leaders and legislators. The purpose of the legislation is to ban