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From Protest to Prophecy; A Black Prophetic Response to NJ Policing, June 18, 2020

Protest to Policy: Decriminalizing, Decarcerating, and Dismantling the Powers. Salvation and Social Justice is working with our communities to 1. Decriminalize and eliminate discriminatory cannabis policies, 2. Decarcerate the most vulnerable during this pandemic, and 3. Dismantle police brutality. These are ongoing initiatives and we need you to…

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Swift and Direct Action Needed To Combat White Supremacy

Earlier this week, New Jersey Policy Perspective President Brandon McKoy outlined direct action that must be taken immediately to advance racial equity for New Jersey.  The steps include: Equitable state and local budgets that require the wealthy to pay their…

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Black People’s Land Was Stolen

Many people associate the idea of reparations with the 250 years of enslavement of kidnapped Africans and their descendants. Andrew W. Kahrl, associate professor of history and African-American studies at the University of Virginia, describes post-emancipation incidents of practices that effectively…

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The Real Roots of ‘Black Capitalism’

Professor of Law Mehrsa Baradaran explains how Richard Nixon [President of the United States from 1969 to 1974] ignored “meaningful economic reforms proposed by black activists” for housing integration, reparations or both, because “[a]greeing to demands for federal spending or…

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The North’s Jim Crow

Andrew W. Kahrl, an associate professor of history and African-American studies at the University of Virginia, provides examples of preventing beach access to brown and black people to illustrate how town’s in the North use “quality of life” laws to…

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