Posts Tagged ‘racism’
Shamima case shows terrible prejudice
Read Layla Omar’s brilliant article published in the Camden New Journal, describing how and why the government’s removal of Shamima Begum’s British citizenship is drenched in racism, and undermines all our rights. If Shamima isn’t British, then many of us are not.Read More
TODAY Join the Haiti Action Committee for a Day of Action in Solidarity with the Haitian People, thursday 27 April.
Please share this powerful statement issued yesterday by women’s and popular organizations in Haiti, calling for an end to the genocide of the people of Haiti. And join TODAY’s (Thursday) Day of Action called by Haiti Action Committee, our point of reference. Tweet/share on your social media. See Demands, sample tweets and background information here. Global Women’s Strike (GWS), Women of Color/GWS, and Payday men’s…Read More
Selma James’ message to Mumia, after news of the terrible Lucretia Clemons judgment that denied his latest appeal for legal redress.
Dear Mumia, It is painful to envisage your having to read this judgement where, once again, the evidence of your innocence is drowned in a racist class sadism. This is how the truth continues to be hidden. We know from your own example and writings that prisoners often win justice by becoming jailhouse lawyers for…Read More
Why a retrial for Mumia Abu-Jamal is necessary…
On December 16, 2022, Judge Lucretia Clemons (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas) Will Hold the Final Hearing Where She Will Grant or Deny Formal Review of New Exculpatory Evidence, Abu-Jamal’s Best Chance at a New Trial Prepared by Dr. Johanna Fernandez (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ira Arlook email@example.com  J. Patrick O’Connor, The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal (Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books, 2008):…Read More
Race and Wrongful Convictions in the US, published by the National Registry of Exonerations.
Download the report here…Read More
Why women oppose the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill.
We have been organising for decades for protection and justice from a pandemic of sexual and domestic violence against women and children, reinforced by policies of austerity that target us, undermining our financial independence and therefore our safety. Survivors of rape and domestic violence have come forward, nationally and internationally, reporting an epidemic of sexual…Read More
Women’s Demands for Black Lives Movement: End Stop & Search.
The most pervasive racist abuse by police. Every mother of sons worries about and the possibility of its escalation. Read our full statement here below.Read More
Press: ‘Juneteenth’ is our Freedom Day.
Today we will celebrate the anniversary of our emancipation from slavery by joining the Poor People’s Campaign Digital GatheringPress: ‘Juneteenth’ is our Freedom Day. JUNE 19 commemorates the date — Freedom Day — in 1865 when black people in Texas finally heard the Emancipation Proclamation issued two years earlier, which officially ended slavery in the…Read More
OPEN LETTER: Calling out Opportunists, Hijackers and police in the movement…
The massive Black Lives Matter movement with its timely and urgent demands to endsystemic racism is facing the threat of being diverted from its core demands. Attempts arebeing made to shift the focus onto manufactured issues that stereotype our communities, like“Black on Black” violence and knife/gang crime — code words for labelling young Blackpeople, often…Read More
Press: Calvin Bungisa: It’s time we had justice, says mother
Celine Nzuzi gives first interview THE mother of a young man killed by a group of masked men last year said she missed her “lovely boy” every day as she described the devastation his death has wreaked on her family. In her first interview, Celine Nzuzi said the community needed justice for her son, Calvin…Read More