Repost from NPR . “For almost four decades, a U.S. Supreme Court ruling has barred tribes from prosecuting non-American Indian defendants. But as part of last year’s re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act, a new program now allows tribes … Continue reading
Race, Class, & Immigration: watch-listen
A group of students from the UCLA’s law school gather together to raise awareness of the emotional toll placed upon students of color due to their low representation in the student body.
Promotional video produced and filmed by Michael Shawn Cordero of MVMT for a 2011 fundraising campaign for Yaba Blay’s (1)ne Drop project.
Gives voice to and puts a human face on the undocumented children of immigrants who are desperate to earn their citizenship and give back to the only country they’ve ever called “home.” http://www.thedreamisnow.org/documentary
Historian Martha Biondi joins Left of Black via Skype to talk about what she describes as “an extraordinary chapter in the modern Black freedom struggle.” )
Professor David W. Blight shares his analysis on the impact of the Civil War on the ideas of Frederick Douglass. )
Colorlines publisher and executive director of Race Forward, Rinku Sen, was a guest on the Melissa Harris-Perry show where she discussed the Stand Your Ground laws. Watch here.
Professor Michael Honey, editor of “All Labor Has Dignity,” gives a talk on “History and Memory: Revisiting King’s Vision of Labor Rights and Economic Justice” at Smith Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. )
Repost from PBS. Watch the full film, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, here.
War on Want, the School of Law at SOAS and the Russell Tribunal on Palestine were honoured to host Angela Davis and Gina Dent for a discussion on Justice for Palestine and the Stop G4S campaign. The event was a … Continue reading
Kalamazoo College students raise questions about the importance and purpose of social justice.
“The Legacy Workout is dedicated to the memory of bodies of work. Of bodies at work. And at play. Of minds committed to mining greatness, to combating injustice, to insuring a future for future bodies, and minds. The Legacy Workout … Continue reading
Repost from the New York Times, this video tells the story of a black teenager in Florida who was killed by a white man after an argument over loud music.
Repost from the New York Times, this video offers insight into the beginnings of Alif Laam Meem, the first Muslim fraternity in the United States, on the campus of the University of Texas, Dallas.
Officer Greg Ruprecht sees Restorative Justice in action by keeping offenders from becoming repeat offenders. Read about this in Yes!