Will Milwaukee Schools be turned over to National Charter School Companies? Ask New Orleans


With education reform ideas moving through Wisconsin’s legislature, three citizen experts on the nation's "Recovery" School District— the Miracle that never was, and the Recovery that never came — will share their personal stories and perspectives. Dr. Raynard Sanders, Karran Harper Royal, and Dr. Kristen Buras are [...]

The Sacredness of Bloody Sunday Triumphs! #BloodySunday #Sacred


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ten major civil rights organizations have united to commemorate the 50thAnniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma-to-Montgomery Marches. We have jointly created more than 40events for this historic anniversary weekend which include: An address by the President of the United [...]

An Open Letter to President Barack Obama — Re: Bloody Sunday


THE BLOODY SUNDAY MARCH MUST AND WILL TAKE PLACE IN SELMA ON SUNDAY, MARCH 8TH Dear President Obama… We love you. We respect you. We support you. We strongly supported your becoming President and have continued to support you through all the trying times. [...]

After Grand Jury Verdict and Beyond Today Let’s Take Action


Hey Friends of Ferguson, Last night, the world learned the grand jury's unfortunated decision regarding the indictment of Officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed young Michael Brown. The world exploded, especially in our communities of Ferguson, St. Louis (Shaw/Tower Grove), and Clayton. Members of [...]

The Results Are In. An Open Letter from Protestors On The Grand Jury Decision (11.24.14)


In Ferguson, a wound bleeds. For 108 days, we have been in a state of prolonged and protracted grief. In that time, we have found community with one another, bonding together as family around the simple notion that our love for our community [...]