Category Archives for "Call To Action"

Feb 04

Why White-Led Advocacy Groups Shouldn’t Negotiate on Black Freedom

Members of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle have often stressed the importance of having those most directly impacted lead legislative efforts on the issues which impact their lives. This is especially important in the context of bail reform. Black communities are disproportionately represented in the ranks of people detained not for being found guilty of […]

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Apr 24

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

      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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