On the Ground In Ferguson with Jasiri X

Activist and artist, Jasiri X was a part of a special envoy sent to Ferguson.  The Pittsburgh Courier follows Jasiri’s tweets and Facebook post while on the ground. Please read more here.  

Town Hall: Ferguson and Beyond Police Killings of Black Men

Join us for a special A.C.T.O.R. presentation: “Ferguson and Beyond – The Way Forward” A Town Hall Meeting on Police Killings of Black Men Panelists & Speakers: Danny Glover, Actor/Activist (via Skype) Barbara Arnwine, President, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Hilary Shelton, Director, Washington Office of the NAACP Nkechi Taifa,[…]

Growing Up Locked Down

“GROWING UP LOCKED DOWN” (GULD) is a 3-Day multi-media, multi-cultural solutions-based Juvenile Justice Conference being presented by The Gathering for Justice and Justice League NYC. GULD will take place Wednesday, September 24 – Friday, September 26, 2014 at The New School. The Conference will include plenaries with Keynote Speakers including[…]

Freedom Flicks

Register here: http://bit.ly/1oJ4xUo From Grand Master Flash to Public Enemy, Hip Hop has a long tradition as a form a political speech. The Bertha Justice Institute at the Center for Constitutional Rights you to join us for an exclusive screening of the award-winning documentary Slingshot Hip Hop which braids together the stories of young Palestinians living[…]

Community Awareness Day 2014

At the close of 2012 and to date, Pittsburgh Homicide Records reveal a staggering number of some two hundred and forty-seven (247) murders within Allegheny County, with sixty (60) of these victims being between the ages of 11-20 years old.   In 2013, in response to the senseless violence, StopTheViolence-Pixburgh[…]