All Posts by Adam Jackson


About the Author

Adam J. Jackson is the CEO of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS). Adam is a West Baltimore native, and Towson University graduate.

Jul 25

ECLI 2014 featured in Afro-American Newspaper

By Adam Jackson | Press

Debate Camp Emphasizes Role of Race in Shaping Policy and Society by: Roberto Alejandro Special to the AFRO, July 24, 2014 In a classroom on the campus of Morgan State University, a group of high school students gathered for a lecture on the contours ofAfro-pessimism. Afro-pessimism is a school of thought that argues multicultural theoretical frameworks […]

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Jun 04

LBS explores Black/Latino relations in Baltimore

By Adam Jackson | Press

From The Marc Steiner Show: In response to the recent killing of a Latino Digital Harbor High School student, we examine African American and Latino relations in Baltimore, with: Luis Larin, United Workers Leadership Organizer; Lawrence Grandpre, Assistant Director of Research and Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle and an alumnus of Baltimore City Public Schools; Misael […]

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Apr 17

Do articles about “alternative debate” reinforce white supremacy?

By Adam Jackson | Call To Action

Jessica Carew Kraft in her article about the emergence of “alternative syles of debate” sees herself as advancing a narrative of Black success that challenges institutional racism. Her article is an example of an insidious phenomenon where white people lodge criticisms of racism in ways that reinforce white supremacy. What do I mean? The impression you get […]

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Apr 14

Christopher’s Law passes in MD

By Adam Jackson | Press

Christopher’s Law Finally Passed This Year by Zenitha Prince Special to the AFRO Christopher’s Law was passed by the Maryland General Assembly and is awaiting the governor’s signature. The legislation requires police officers to be trained in CPR, cultural sensitivity, the proper use of force, and interacting with the physically and mentally disabled. “This is […]

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