Category: WISE Racial Equality Huddle News


Podcast from the ACLU: the key to ending mass incarceration

The United States sends more people to prison or jail than any other nation in the world.  Donald Trump pledged to be tough on crime, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions has pushed to reinvigorate the war on drugs. They’re contributing to the mass incarceration crisis, but…

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Daily Call to Action: Relentlessly stand against hate

Did you know that we are home 19 Hate Groups active in Maryland, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, https://www.splcenter.org? In addition, the number of hate crimes committed doubled from 2016 to 2017 in Maryland according to the State…

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Daily Call to Action: Listen to ACLU podcast: America’s Criminalization of Blackness

Critical learning as we all stand with our full conviction and strength against racism In recent months, Black Americans have had the cops called on them for things like waiting in Starbucks, entering their own dorm rooms, moving into their…

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Daily Call to Action: Please call Governor Hogan and urge him to choose diversity for the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court bench!

• Right now 3 Judges are retiring from AA Co Circuit Court so 3 judges need to be appointed by Hogan from a pool of 10 candidates chosen by what is considered a political committee process.  Out of the 10…

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The Anne Arundel County Branch of the NAACP, Caucus of African American Leaders, United Clergy of Anne Arundel County Demand the Board of Education  for Anne Arundel County Public Schools addressdiscriminatory practices, hostile work environments and retaliation

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE                                            Anne Arundel County Branch “Freedom Fighters For A New Century” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                 July 30, 2018   Contact: Rev. Stephen Tillett             Phone:  (443) 883-5151                     E-mail:  president@annearundelcountynaacp.org   The Anne Arundel County Branch of…

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Daily Call to Action: Rally tonight with NAACP at US Supreme Court

From the NAACP: Tonight, President Trump will announce his pick to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme Court. This is a move that will threaten to shift the balance of power on the Court to the far-right. We…

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Student leaders take the pledge: Young people pledge to VOTE for Safety from gun violence; equality across race, gender and sexual orientation; and action on climate change

donate 60 seconds to change the world Hundreds of student leaders and valedictorians in 110 cities across the nation have raised their hands to donate 60 seconds of their commencement address to make a common pledge to vote on the…

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Despicable and cowardly decision by NFL owners!!! #I’mwithColin!

Innocent black people are subjected to brutality and death every day and if Trump NFL owners and way TOO many others, have their way, silent respectful protest is now apparently not an acceptable means of protest? Sadly, Trump and company…

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Today’s Daily Call to Action – Racism in the Schools: A Conversation hosted by Caucus of African American Leaders TONIGHT

Information Tuesday May 8, 2018 5:00-8:00 p.m. Racism in the Schools: A Conversation hosted by Caucus of African American Leaders at the Wiley Bates Legacy Center, 1101 Smithville St, Annapolis MD.  “You are cordially invited to attend Caucus of the…

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Maryland Legislative report from ACLU

This year, as with most, was a mixed bag for civil rights and civil liberties in Maryland, with both huge victories and disappointing losses.  Over the 90-day legislative session, the ACLU of Maryland gave testimony on over 200 bills and…

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