Category Archives for "Call To Action"

Apr 24

Message from the Baltimore Grassroots: WE DEMAND JUSTICE FOR FREDDIE GRAY AND POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY

By Adam Jackson | Call To Action

      The Maryland Law Enforcement Officer’s Bill of Rights (LEBOR) is the biggest obstacle to meaningful police accountability and transparency in Baltimore and around the state of Maryland. It creates barriers to gaining access to information about incidents of police misconduct/excessive force and impedes the public ability to punish officers who have abused […]

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Feb 02

MD Lawmakers proposing that police should able to carry firearms in schools – DEMAND THEY WITHDRAW THIS BILL!

By Dayvon Love | Call To Action

UPDATE 3/6/2015: The Baltimore City Delegation has officially withdrawn HB 101. Thanks for your support! We live in a society that seems willing to deal with Black people as if we are merely sites of pathology and criminality. The violence and self destructive behavior we see in our communities are not inherent in Black people. This […]

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Sep 29

OP-ED: This ‘Diversity’ Stuff Can Kill You: What I Learned as a Black Man at America’s Least Diverse Elite College 

By Lawrence Grandpre | Call To Action

  Introduction: Talking Back to Tokenism  I can’t count the number of times I’ve been used as the “face of diversity.” Everywhere from the brochure for the local summer camp to US News and World Report, I’ve found my smiling image being deployed as the visual representation of someone else’s commitment to racial equality, a […]

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