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Racial Justice Organizations Demand Proactive Solutions to School Safety on the 19th Anniversary of Columbine

WASHINGTON – On April 20, 1999, two students in their senior year entered Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado and opened fired, killing 13 people and injuring 24 others. In the 19 years following the tragic shooting, the nation has mourned the loss of over 140 students and educators in school shootings, including those slain in Newtown, Connecticut, and Parkland, Florida. As students and families across the country host vigils, direct actions and participate in the National School Walkout on April 20, youth of color call on states and school districts to invest in effective, proactive solutions to school…

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Locked Up & Locked Out on 4/20

The Winners and Losers of the Decriminalization of Marijuana

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The Fire Still Burns: #WeAreTheFirefighters

To the fires that are still burning and the firefighters – advocates, policymakers, organizers – who are working tirelessly to put them out.

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The Take Back #003: Marching for Our (Black and Brown Lives)

The newsletter of resistance for people of color.

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#NoCopsNoGuns

End gun violence without an increase in police in our neighborhoods and schools.

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Statement on Atty Gen. Jeff Sessions’ Announcement to “Improve” School Safety

Sessions wants skilled marksmen and gun brandishing soldiers to patrol school hallways.

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Florida’s Policymakers Move to Arm Teachers Places Students of Color at Risk

This bill may as well equate to signing a school-to-prison pipeline warrant for Florida's students of color.

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For the Love of the Sheroes in My Life: A Short Poem on Power

I honor the incredible women in my life –both family and friends who have taught me the ABCs of being a "shero.”

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Racial Justice Groups Call for Florida Governor to Veto Bill Increasing Funding for Police in Schools

Florida Community Organizations and National Advocates Urge Florida Governor to Reject Bill on Guns and School Security

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