February 11, 2019

Fear of the left

Inside the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, the then-U.S. attorney general was telling the California Peace Officers Association about his boss’ plan to sue the state over its immigration protections. Accius and…

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February 4, 2019

Independent prosecutor bill a victory for fair, just New Jersey: Letter

Gov. Phil Murphy Wednesday signed into law an independent prosecutor bill that requires the state attorney general to supersede county prosecutors in any death investigation involving law enforcement officers. Additionally,…

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January 14, 2019

Brockton BIC leader leads anti-racism campaign

Dickerson is the director of Brockton Interfaith Community, a coalition of activists and religious groups from the city. In addition to online videos, which are posted with the hashtags “52WeekChallenge”…

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January 4, 2019

Civil rights groups push N.J. Gov. Murphy to sign bill for independent investigations of police-involved fatalities

“Whenever this type of force is used and a life is taken, is it that much to ask for an independent review?” Sweeney said in an interview this week. “Give…

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December 8, 2018

Faith in Action AL holds Lament and Hope Walk for victims of gun violence

The Lament and Hope Walk was held for families at First United Methodist. “I can feel the grief, I can feel the pain from those families,” Candricka Sutton. “It’s overwhelming…

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December 6, 2018

Seven deadly lessons

For Simmons, a board member of Sacramento Area Congregations Together and student of the civil rights movement, all this feels a little too reactive. It made news when he resigned…

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December 5, 2018

Kansas City memorial is first to honor a Missouri lynching victim

The Black Archives of Mid-America in Kansas City, the Missouri Conference of the NAACP, Missouri Faith Voices, Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty and the Equal Justice Initiative teamed…

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