Leaders Across State Launch Mississippi Bail Fund Collective

Leaders Across State Launch Mississippi Bail Fund Collective An organization committed to paying bail for poor Mississippians June 19th, 2019 Today, a coalition of social workers, attorneys, and activists from across Mississippi launched the Mississippi Bail Fund Collective to address the injustices perpetrated by Mississippi’s cash bail system. Mississippi’s nearly exclusive use of cash bail is devastating poor communities. Poor Mississippians are languishing in jails while waiting on congested courts to decide their fate. Many sit month after month and year after year waiting to have their cases heard because…

Black America’s Fight to Normalize Reparations

Normalizing reparations was a foreign concept to me. Admittedly, just to talk about the IDEA of reparations seemed like a waste of precious brain energy, brain energy I could use contemplating what if Michael Scott from The Office were black (mf would’ve BEEN fired) or why are toddlers so enamored with watching other toddlers play with toys on YouTube. African American reparations seemed about as likely as Clarence Thomas marrying a black woman, so it was never normalized in mind.  National African American centric policies have always been put on…

Video: DC Police Tase Man Trying To Protect 13 year Old Boys From Potentially Wrongful Arrest

This is a first hand account from an eyewitness that shared the events and video with us. These officers were looking for teenage boys that were alleged to have been shooting fireworks around the metro including in the direction of others. THESE BOYS WERE NOT THE BOYS according to our eyewitness who stated that these 13 year olds had just gotten off their train (U-Street). Much like the New York incident we recently shared These boys were falsely accused and being detained with one laying face down. You can see…