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Newsletter April 2021

National News: Kim Janey was sworn in on March 24, 2021 as Boston’s first Woman and first Black person to serve in the role of mayor in the city’s nearly 400 year history.  The city of Evanston, IL voted to distribute 10 million dollars over the next ten years to Black people in their community for “Reparations’. $400,000 is the first step in the city’s plan, with qualified recipients receiving $25,000 for housing related concerns. For more information on varying perspectives of this, see the panel discussion on Chicago Tonight Black Voices here.     Continue reading

Newsletter March 2021

Newsletter March 2021 National News: We are excited to see the ACLU appoint Deborah Archer to the position of President. She is the first Black President in the ACLU’s 101 year history. Archer, 1st generation daughter of Jamaican immigrants, is a professor at New York University, graduate of Yale Law School, and winner of several awards for her civil rights work, legal work, and written pieces, among many other accomplishments.  She has stated in several media interviews that the top priority for the ACLU will be on social justice and civil rights, including Reparations.        Continue reading