National Summit on Urban Education

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2016-11-29T17:39:20+00:00

Rainbow PUSH Communications Department — Media ReleaseTuesday, October 28, 2014 Media Contact: Michael L. Peery pressdepartment@rainbowpush.org 312-217-2260 According to the historic Brown vs. Board of Education decision by Chief Justice Earl Warren:" education is perhaps the most important function of state and local [...]

An Open Letter From Ferguson Protestors and Allies

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2016-11-29T17:39:20+00:00

The unlawful slaughter of black bodies by the hands of power has continued day after day, year after year, century after century, life by precious life, since before the first chain was slipped around black wrists. Black youth, brimming with untapped potential, but [...]

Indictment Watch; Action Beyond Today

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2016-11-29T17:39:20+00:00

It's down to a matter of days before local leaders announce whether Darren Wilson will be indicted for the murder of teenager, Michael Brown, or not. No matter the decision, BeyondToday will help update you on actions that serve to [...]

50th Bridge Crossing Jubilee — Selma

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2016-11-29T17:39:21+00:00

Welcome to 50th Bridge Crossing Jubilee — Selma. Here you will find historical facts, pictures, information on all upcoming events, and much more. Each year the National Voting Rights Museum & Institute in conjunction with 21st Century Youth Leadership [...]

We Are Left To Make This Moment Into A Movement

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2016-11-29T17:39:21+00:00

Dear World, Over the past month, events surrounding the killing of Michael Brown, Jr.---a murder, in my eyes, and in the eyes of many, many others--- has been broadcasted over every means of media and press you could imagine and as you have [...]

Barack Obama Has Forsaken Us, But We Will Not Stop Fighting Injustice

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2016-11-29T17:39:21+00:00

We’re now a month out from the killing of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, and a month away from when a grand jury is likely to decide whether or not to indict him. Yet we still have no answers and [...]

We Need To Talk About Ferguson and a Special Prosecutor

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2016-11-29T17:39:22+00:00

We need to talk about Ferguson, brothers and sisters. Not about the protestors—the vast majority of whom are peacefully exercising their First Amendment rights. Not about police militarization, either, which has only escalated tension on the ground. We need to talk about justice for Michael Brown. Justice [...]

Now THAT is what you call a National Week of Action!


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2016-11-29T17:39:25+00:00

Recap of the #Brownat60 National Week of Action This past Saturday was the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Parents, students and educators nationwide marked the anniversary with a National Week of Action to demand our country renew its commitment to Brown's [...]