Latest News for: American justices


Greater Justice is Coming: Taking on Abusive and Deadly Policing with New DOJ Leadership

The Tennessee Tribune 11 May 2021
Thanks to the voters who elected President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, we now have a Department of Justice that actually cares about justice ... Together with President Biden and Attorney General Garland, Gupta and Clarke will save lives, defend civil rights, and give millions of Americans hope that greater justice is coming.

How religious freedom benefits the Black church

Deseret News 11 May 2021
At the time, religious freedom simply wasn’t on my radar, even though I was deeply involved with issues of racial and economic justice ... For many African Americans, to be associated with religious freedom advocacy smacks of betraying the fight for racial justice merely by association.

Italian-Americans to rally against canceling Columbus Day in NYC schools

New York Post 11 May 2021
What they’re doing to Columbus is a slap in the face to Italian-Americans,” said John Fratta, who heads the local chapter of the Commission of Social Justice/Sons and Daughters of Italy ... It pits one group against another,” said Joseph Scelsa, president of the Italian-American Museum.

Congressional Democrats' Court-Picking (Not Packing) Scheme

Wall Street Journal 11 May 2021
But court picking poses a real threat to Americans’ rights ... Americans would notice four new justices, but not changes to technocratic statutes that excite only civil-procedure professors ... elections and limit Americans’ rights to speak about them—court-picking has escaped notice.

People of color have a new fight: techno-racism

The Philadelphia Tribune 11 May 2021
Techno-racism describes a phenomenon in which the racism experienced by people of color is encoded in the technical systems used in our everyday lives, says Mutale Nkonde, founder of AI For People, a nonprofit that educates Black communities about artificial intelligence and social justice.

Brighter Future: Adrian Almeida risked everything for a better life

Sandhills Express 11 May 2021
“It was crazy.” ... But it was all worth it to experience the American dream ... 12, 2014 ... The junior is studying business administration with a marketing emphasis and a minor in criminal justice ... Almeida is a founding member of the UNK chapter of Define American, an organization that works to change the narrative about immigration and promote inclusivity ... .

Broadway to return to NYC in September

The Bryan Eagle 11 May 2021
Rich Thomaselli, TravelPulse. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that Broadway theaters featuring plays and musicals can reopen in New York City – at 100% capacity – on Sept. 14. Tickets for all shows are on sale as of Thursday, May 6 ... (photo ... Let Justice Roll Down Like a River. National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington DC ... ....

Request for Proposals: Research Company for Justice Barometer in Somalia

Reliefweb 10 May 2021
... via the Freedom House-led Human Rights Support Mechanism (HRSM) and implemented in partnership between Pact and the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI), that aims to improve access to justice and mechanisms to address grievances in Somalia and Somaliland.

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive scheduled for Thursday

News-Press Now 10 May 2021
Thursday at the Justice Center, 601 S ... The blood drive, which is open to the general public, is being organized through the American Red Cross ... While masks are not required for entering the Justice Center, donors likely will be asked to wear masks while participating in the blood drive, according to an American Red Cross website.

Verdicts Don’t Heal. We Need Imaginative Community-Based, Restorative Justice.

truthout 10 May 2021
Our current way of thinking about and doing justice does not and cannot meet the moment ... In the arts, it’s the We See You White American Theater anti-racist transformative initiative, the Reclamation Project at the Kennedy Center and other strategies to repair historical harm and imagine a path forward in theater arts that portend the new justice.

The media grossly distorted a new study about Democrats and race — here's what it ...

Alternet 10 May 2021
Or perhaps Democrats' demise was tied to an over-emphasis on racism and other issues of social justice, such as LGBTQ rights ... O'Rourke achieved this while embracing racial justice, stating, "I can think of nothing more American than to peacefully stand up, or take a knee, for your rights, anytime, anywhere, in any place.".

Survey: About 1 in 3 Americans think progress has been made toward racial justice

CBS News 10 May 2021
The latest Edelman Trust Barometer survey found that about 1 in 3 Americans ...

Never-Ending Guantánamo & Forever Wars

Consortium News 10 May 2021
Nearly 20 years after it began, the war in Afghanistan that launched this country’s Global War on Terror and the indefinite detention of prisoners in that facility offshore of American justice is now actually slated to end ... system of justice — our very own “forever prison.”.

Hundreds march in California for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

People's World 10 May 2021
25th event, including the Native Sisters Circle of Sacramento, the Sacramento Native American Health Center, the Native Dads Network, Restoring Justice for Indigenous Peoples, and the Wilton Rancheria Tribe ... Signs at the Sacramento march included “Justice for Angela McConnell.”.

My Turn: Skin color and racial justice

The Recorder 10 May 2021
The American nation was created in the great optimism of the Enlightenment, which predicted that man is perfectible if given proper social, economic and political freedom ... Racial justice ... Then, racial justice in America would not depend so much on the moral struggle of each individual white American as it does now.