“Good Trouble” Summer of Direct Action
Vigils, Arrests, Rallies, Sit-Ins…..
Voting rights push reinvigorates as House Dems tee up new bill next week. The planned legislation named for the late Rep. John Lewis comes as party leaders and President Joe Biden meet Friday on a path forward.
Rev. Jesse Jackson among those arrested during protest outside Sen. Sinema’s office
PHOENIX — Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson was among a group of 39 people arrested during a sit-in Monday outside Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s office in Phoenix. Repairers of the Breach, the organization that organized the sit-in, said those arrested include Rev. William Barber and Barbara Arnwine. They are facing criminal trespassing charges.
Black voters, they matter here’: Rep. Hank Johnson arrested protesting filibuster
Capitol Police arrested Georgia Democratic Rep. Hank Johnson and nine others Thursday as they protested restrictive state election bills being enacted across the country and demanded an end to the legislative filibuster in front of the Hart Senate Office Building.
Kamala Harris meets with Black women activists and voting rights advocates
Harris praised voting rights advocates who protested on Capitol Hill.
Civil rights leaders arrested at Sinema’s office after protesting her filibuster support
Rev. Jesse Jackson stands in the parking lot outside of the office of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and holds an American flag while Rev. William J Barber II (left) of the Poor People’s Campaign speaks on a megaphone on July 26, 2021.
Congratulations to Ashley Lee
Ashley Lee Recipient of National Bar Association’s 40 Under 40 Award New Chair Elect, National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Barbara Arnwine Esq Panelist:Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom, US panel on voting rights and honest elections Saturday, Aug. 21st at 1:00 pm EDT via Zoom.
Barbara Arnwine Esq Faculty:
Critical Race Theory – Summer School. August 10th – 14th EDT Via Zoom Sponsored by African American Policy Forum and Columbia Law School.