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Tell Congress to restore the Voting Rights Act! Sign petitions by the ACLU National and NAACP (Official) www.equaljustices...

Eva Paterson to Speak at Hearing on 'Stand Your Ground' Laws


Windsor v. United States of America

House Republicans have wasted your tax dollars with 33 failed attempts to repeal Obamacare. Hold them accountable. Share this image.

President Obama has signed 21 tax cuts to support middle-class families.

Mitt Romney can't event do a correct Venn Diagram. That's the kind of "private sector" experience he wants to bring to the White House.

48 years ago today, July 2, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. We’re still fighting for civil rights a half-century later. equaljusticesocie...

  • Elle T
    Elle T

    Pinterest also needs a dislike button. Luke CRA; dislike continuing inequality! Thought Bill Lann Lee said it best - Brown v Board was never realized!

Do the Media Contribute to Anti-Asian Rhetoric by Politicians?

We want Pinterest for Android! - Repin if you agree

Defend Equality.

Ask Bill: How can ordinary people help to overturn or nullify the Citizen United Decision?

Justice Sonia Sotomayor rules in Baby Bear v. Goldilocks.

Twenty-five prestigious journalism fellowships will be awarded to working journalists and editors to attend this two- day symposium on April 23rd and 24th, 2012, at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) in New York City. Application deadline is Feb. 20.

Facebook doesn't have a single woman on its seven-person board.

  • Patricia Drews
    Patricia Drews

    Then it's board must be made up of 7 qualified HUMANS.

  • Keith Kamisugi
    Keith Kamisugi

    I didn't get that logic or sarcasm.

  • Patricia Drews
    Patricia Drews

    No offense intended. Facebook seems to be quite successful. It would be my hope that board members are chosen based on qualifications.

  • Keith Kamisugi
    Keith Kamisugi

    So you're saying not a single woman was more qualified than the current members of this board?

Hoekstra ad actress. Unwitting pawn? Or enabler of racism?

In September 1970, Eva Paterson (my boss) debated Vice President Spiro Agnew on "The David Frost Show," where she had no qualms about stating her criticisms of the Nixon administration. "There was an internal debate in the Nixon White House about what we were doing," Jefferson Paterson said. "Some people were impressed, but the politics of the decision was more law and order and about demonizing (college kids) to pull the blue collar, (Democratic) voters their way." Greg Craig, who would later become White House Counsel to President Barack Obama is also in this video. He's sitting to Agnew's left.

In celebration of Black History Month, the Equal Justice Society will host a book release party on Feb. 22 for "The Sky's the Limit: People V. Newton: the REAL Trial of the 20th Century?", a new book by Lise Pearlman. Meet the author, learn more about the book, and support EJS. For each book sold at the event, the author will make a donation to EJS. skysthelimitbook....

Several of the nation’s leading civil rights organizations filed amicus briefs this week urging the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in Magner v. Gallagher that the federal Fair Housing Act can be enforced when a seemingly neutral housing policy results in discrimination. The Opportunity Agenda joined AARP, ACLU, The Lawyers’ Committee For Civil Rights Under Law and the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund in filing briefs with the court. (The Equal Justice Society signed on to the Opportunity Agenda brief.) Twelve state attorneys general also filed briefs in favor of fair housing law enforcement.