In the Media

The Federal Government's Secret War on Black Activists
  • The American Prospect

The Federal Government's Secret War on Black Activists

The federal government, often in coordination with local police departments across the country, continues to use its expanded authority, dating from the beginning of the “War on Terror,” to demonize and intimidate Black activists.

Why Corporate Accountability Lies At The Heart of Bringing Down the NRA
  • Blavity

Why Corporate Accountability Lies At The Heart of Bringing Down the NRA

While momentum for gun control has grown since the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the NRA has continued blocking reforms efforts even in the face of more school shootings. We must go after the NRA’s political clout by hitting the organization where it hurts—its pockets.

 How The News Media Distorts Black Families
  • Washington Post

How The News Media Distorts Black Families

The news media must help the public understand the systemic barriers that impede well-being for so many families and the policies that could improve them. The time for the media industry to reckon with how it covers families is long overdue.

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Thought Leadership

O’Reilly’s Advertisers Can’t Keep Looking the Other Way
  • Huffington Post

O’Reilly’s Advertisers Can’t Keep Looking the Other Way

Companies like United, IBM, and Delta promote themselves as champions of diversity and inclusion. So why have they been bankrolling a television star who, in the span of just one week, earned headlines for sexually harassing female colleagues and mocking

Racial Justice Group Condemns Gorsuch Confirmation: A Vote to “Turn Back the Clock on Our Country”
  • Power & Voice

Racial Justice Group Condemns Gorsuch Confirmation: A Vote to “Turn Back the Clock on Our Country”

“Today Senate Republicans voted to turn back the clock on our country by confirming Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Gorsuch is a dangerous and reckless pick. As a federal judge he even went so far as to condone a trucking company which argued that a Black employee should have remained with a broken trailer and risk freezing to death rather than leaving to protect himself. From our right to vote to reproductive rights, Gorsuch’s lifetime appointment poses a grave threat to our freedoms."

Racial Justice Group Calls on Advertisers to Drop Bill O’Reilly

Racial Justice Group Calls on Advertisers to Drop Bill O’Reilly

“As horrifying as these new revelations of sexual harassment are, no advertiser can claim it’s the first time they’re hearing about O’Reilly’s long, documented history of sexism and racism. From physically abusing his ex-wife and sexually harassing one of his producers to lying about being attacked during the 1992 Los Angeles riots and denigrating Congresswoman Maxine Waters on-air, Bill O’Reilly’s track record of sexual harassment and race baiting is hardly a secret.

Racial Justice Group: Trump’s Immigration Actions Are “Selling Off American Values”

Racial Justice Group: Trump’s Immigration Actions Are “Selling Off American Values”

The executive actions that Donald Trump has and is expected to sign show an absolute contempt for American values of freedom and religious liberty. From defunding “sanctuary cities” to expanding detention centers for undocumented immigrants to ordering a ban on refugees and immigrants from Muslim-majority countries, Trump is moving forward with a plot against America, selling off American values just so he and his friends can make a buck.