July 2016

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Social Justice News (7/8-7/14)

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 1:11pm -- [email protected]

NBA Stars Stand Up Against Violence  

“The system is broken,” said NBA star Carmelo Anthony during the 2016 ESPY Awards. “The problems are not new. The violence is not new. And the racial divide definitely is not new. But the urgency to create change is at an all-time high.”

Read more here via ESPN

We Cannot Give Up

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 8:27am -- [email protected]

Dear NCCJ Community,

Events of the last month from Orlando to Baton Rouge to Minneapolis to Dallas…the litany continues…and I wonder if any of you, like me, were fighting a sense of despair for the soul of our country. At times like these, it can be easy to give into despair, but what I know is true, is that we cannot give up nor give into the forces that keep dividing and destroying us. 

A Sad Summer of Catcalls

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 10:07am -- [email protected]


Sick of catcalling? Share a time when you’ve been harassed by unwanted body attention using #CatcalledStories on Twitter or by commenting on our Facebook post. We’ll be sharing your stories throughout the week.


Catcall Definition (Oxford English Dictionary

Woman Live-Streams Boyfriend’s Tragic Gunshot Injury After Police Shooting

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 11:21am -- [email protected]


Philando Castile, the victim of Wednesday evening’s shooting.