Community Change plays host to The David Walker Memorial Project (DWMP) (www.davidwalkermemorial.org), which is dedicated to honoring and increasing public knowledge of David Walker, a visionary African American community leader and activist in early 19th century Boston and an unsung hero of the abolitionist movement.
Attention CCI family and friends, it is with great pleasure to announce to you that the Salem Award for Human Rights and Social Justice Foundation is honoring our founder Horace Seldon with their Salem Award! The Foundation awards either a person or organization who "speaks out and takes action to alleviate discrimination, promote tolerance, and achieve justice for contemporary victims of social injustice." Horace more than meets that qualification.
In case, you missed it! "What to the Slave is the 4th of July?" Reading Frederick Douglass in the Era of Barack Obama
Fellow citizens, why am I called upon...
...to speak here today? What have I, or those I represent, to do with your national independence? Do you mean, citizens, to mock me, by asking me to speak today? What, to the American slave, is your Fourth of July?
On the afternoon of May 16 there was a well-attended forum entitled “The Status of Commutation and Parole in Massachusetts” at the Harvard Law School. The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute of the Harvard University School of Law organized the event. Community Change, Inc.
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by Michael Martin
Amidst the negative reactions to Invisible Hands´ Kony 2012 viral human rights campaign video, there appears to be little mention of how the marketing strategies employed by Jason Russell – cofounder and figurehead of Invisible Hands – perpetuate narratives of racial victimization and third world dependency.
"A strong crowd of attendess arrived early to hear from the knowledgable panel members, anticipating a thought-provoking discussion on Monday evening at Suffolk University's Law School. If you were unable to attend the very informative “Obama and race” event presented by Community Change, be sure visit their website to learn about this initial discussion.