50 Years Later, the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Today – July 2, 2014 – we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The most sweeping civil rights legislation since Reconstruction, the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination of all kinds based on race, [...]
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Meeting with Bakersfield Community on Disproportionate Suspensions and Expulsions of Black and Latino Students

Eva Paterson, Allison Elgart, and Luke Edwards of the Equal Justice Society participated in a community meeting on June 18 in Bakersfield, California, to discuss the disproportionate suspensions and expulsions of Latino and Black students. Photo via Faith [...]
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EJS Joins Groups Challenging Corporate Claim to Constitutional Right to Conceal Pesticide and Genetically-Engineered Crop Usage

Free Speech For People, a nonprofit legal advocacy and public education group, on June 2, 2014, filed an amicus brief before the US District Court for the District of Hawaii in the case of Syngenta Seeds v. County of Kaua‘i, arguing that agribusiness [...]
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