The open letter below (originally published on medium.com) is meant to support the students and teachers of history across the country who are outraged by the College Board’s revision to the African American History AP course curriculum based on the input of Governor DeSantis of Florida. Not only is he not qualified to make revisions[…]
posts addressing the problem of racism
Please read Indivisible’s statement on the tragic death of Tyre Nichols.
We want to share with you State Senator Rivera’s statement regarding Governor Hochul’s nomination of Hector LaSalle to be New York State’s next Chief Judge. We share the Senator’s concerns and encourage you to express your opinion by calling Governor Hochul before it’s too late. Please call the Governor at 1-518-474-8390. Please also contact other elected officials[…]
You may think Lincoln abolished slavery, but the 13th amendment has a loophole, through which slave labor continues in many parts of our country to this day. “13th” is a thought provoking documentary about the criminalization of African-Americans and it’s economic, moral, and social ramifications.
This important documentary reveals the ways in which the misdemeanor system has led to the incarceration and deaths of countless people of color, in the United States. George Floyd and Eric Garner are among those lost. 13 million (or 80%) of all criminal cases are misdemeanors. This is the story of how crime is racialized.[…]
Save the Date! Racism and Our Families’ Health: Connecting the Dots… Racism and Mental Health July 23rd, 2021 from 10am-12:15pm Virtual Town Hall Organized by the Bronx Health REACH, endorsed by the Bronx People’s Platform and NWBCC The Bronx was the hardest hit by the pandemic and ranks 62 out of 62 counties in NY[…]
In response to the hate crimes and harassment of Asian Americans that has been on the increase since our former president gave Covid 19 various xenophobic monikers, Asian Americans Advancing Justice is offering free online training in safe bystander intervention in April and May. They are offering other free online training as well, such as[…]
Join us on Sunday, September 13th, from 3:00-5:00 PM, for a virtual zoom training on “Implicit Bias.” Anthony Brown, Chief Diversity Officer and Special Assistant to the President of Brooklyn College, will lead us in learning how to fight racism. Implicit Bias often affects how we act with people of another race. In spite of[…]
There is so much sad and terrible news these days that some of you may have missed the news of a recent local event. You may have missed the June 19th piece in Gothamist, aptly titled, “Report of Nooses In Van Cortlandt Park Met With Indifference, Bronxites Allege”. A couple, out for a stroll in[…]
When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy… . Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must—at that moment—become the center of the universe. –Elie Weisel North West Bronx Indivisible wholeheartedly rejects white supremacy and racial inequality. We condemn the murder of George[…]