Category: WISE Racial Equality Huddle News


Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis – New York Times

The answer to the disparity in death rates has everything to do with the lived experience of being a black woman in America. By LINDA VILLAROSA APRIL 11, 2018answer to the disparity in deathBy LINDA VILLAROSAAPRIL 11, 2018

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For Kathy’s Sake Annual Advocacy Brunch

With shocking tragedies like the one captured of the police shooting of Stephon Clark this year’s For Kathy’s Sake, Inc. is sponsoring a FREE FORUM AND BRUNCH for those interested in laying the much needed ground work in Maryland for Civilian…

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Caucus of African American Leaders call for Anne Arundel schools to ‘proactively address racism’

http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/schools/ac-cn-race-county-schools-0411-story.html

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More information about the real and horrific impact of ongoing racism in America

“One of the most popular liberal post-racial ideas is the idea that the fundamental problem is class and not race, and clearly this study explodes that idea,” said Ibram Kendi, a professor and director of the Antiracist Research and Policy…

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Daily Call to Action – Call Senator Zirkin ASAP to improve the hate crimes act

Call Judicial Proceedings Committee Chairman Senator Bobby Zirkin as early as you can Monday morning April 9 @ 410-841-3131 and ask him to Put HB1695 – Hate Crimes to a vote in his committee and put it on the Senate floor. The bill incorporates nooses and swastikas in the hate…

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This week’s NAACP Legislative Update

Dear Community Leaders, Please note that the AAC branch of the NAACP OPPOSES the following legislation and requests that you communicate this to your membership: HB 1803 — Johns Hopkins Police Force HB 1803 would create an armed Johns Hopkins Police…

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Daily Call to Action – we need criminal justice reform, not more of the same failed laws!

Call to Action! Call Delegate Malone (410-841-3510) and ask him to VOTE NO on SB1222! If you are not in District 33, check list to see if you have a rep on Judiciary committee (list attached) and call and say…

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Another horrific senseless tragedy – Stephon Clark #SayHisName

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-stephon-clark-sacramento-20180326-story.html https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/03/22/sacramento-police-shooting/448405002/

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The children are our future!

https://theglowup.theroot.com/the-children-are-our-future-11-year-old-naomi-wadler-a-1824049786/amp https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/the-story-behind-11-year-old-naomi-wadler-and-her-march-for-our-lives-speech/2018/03/25/3a6dccdc-3058-11e8-8abc-22a366b72f2d_story.html?utm_term=.d0c7e3ae9027

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