Mar 27

PRESS: Black Activism, Unchurched

By Adam Jackson | Press

Source: The Atlantic | Author: Emma Green | Original publication date: March 22, 2016 Where is the church in the Black Lives Matter movement? The spirit of the black church has long animated the movements for civil rights and social justice in America. The call and response, the vocabulary of oppression and solidarity: These are […]

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Mar 05

PRESS: Class and The Movement for Black Lives

By Adam Jackson | Press

Source: The Real News Network | Author: Jared Ball | Original publication date: March 7, 2016 Biography Bill Fletcher, Jr. is a columnist, activist, author and labor organizer. He is the executive assistant to the national vice president of the American Federation of Government Employees. Bill is an editorial board member of BlackComentator.com, as well […]

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Feb 24

PRESS: Law enforcement officials, activists testify on police reform bills

By Adam Jackson | Press

Source: WTOP | Author: Lexie Schapitl and Eliana Block | Original publication date: February 24, 2016  ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Children wearing caution tape, the mayor of Baltimore, law enforcement officials and an HBO actress were among a crowd of people who visited Annapolis Tuesday as lawmakers considered several law enforcement reform bills. About 280 people signed up […]

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Feb 05

PRESS: Does Baltimore Need DeRay Mckesson?

By Adam Jackson | Press

Source: Slate Magazine | Author: Lawrence Lanahan | Original publication date: February 5, 2016 Last week, I co-moderated a forum of Democrats running for mayor of Baltimore. We had 11 candidates, a feisty standing-room-only audience, more than two feet of snow on the ground—and a potential circus on our hands. At the front of the room were some […]

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