Justice For All March

A week ago, the NAN offices were busy with activity.  We were planning for the Justice For All March that took place on December 13.  The march was successful and turned out exponentially more people than we anticipated – some estimates say approximately 40,000.  But more importantly, we had the families of Eric Garner, Mike […]

Washington, D.C. hosted the most high-profile and traditional of Saturday’s protests against racial bias in the legal system.  The march and rally was organized by National Action Network, Black Women’s Round Table, NAACP and National Urban League. It was attended by the families of Black men and boys slain by police, including those of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Amadou Diallo, […]

Despite frigid temperatures, thousands descended on the Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to protest police violence against black people and recent grand jury decisions about killings by police. The march and rally, organized by civil rights and labor groups, including National Action Network, Black Women’s Round Table, NAACP and National Urban League, had a turnout of about 25,000 people, according […]

A “Hands Up” walkout of Congressional staffers Thursday on Capitol Hill was only the beginning of what is shaping up to be several days of planned peaceful protest in reaction to how the justice system has handled the killings of unarmed black men and boys by police, including Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Akai Gurley and Tamir […]