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Articles, news, campaigns and events about racial profiling


Aug 22, 2014, 7:14pm Gretchen Honnold
On Monday, August 18, our friends The Peace Poets, a collective of artists that celebrate, examine and advocate for life through music and poetry, announced to their community that they had decided to divert from their current tour schedule to join...
Aug 18, 2014, 7:02am Susan K. Smith
On Friday, August 15, there was, finally, a feeling of relative calm.After five days of anguished turmoil, with the streets of Ferguson looking more like a battlefield in Iraq than a street in America, there was a feeling of hope. With the...
Aug 12, 2014, 6:50pm Ruby Sales
This Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at the very location where Michael Brown was shot to death in Ferguson, Missouri, SpiritHouse Project will launch a national initiative to provide African American young people between the ages of 18 to 35...
Dec 26, 2013, 12:54pm Ethan Vesely-Flad
2013 has been an incredible year for justice-centered activism. As we enjoy this holiday season, here’s a “top 10” list of creative and awe-inspiring peace and justice campaigns that have inspired us at the Fellowship of...
Dec 12, 2013, 3:32pm Lucas Johnson
Over the past months, I have been haunted by thoughts of Jordan Davis and Renisha McBride.Their names come to me, disturbing sleep and dinner. Their faces stop me cold in the middle of my thoughts.Killed in November 2012, Jordan Davis...
Jul 15, 2013, 7:06pm FOR
We are shocked and heartbroken at the announcement this weekend of the acquittal verdict that absolved George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin.We are stunned and appalled that the human rights of people of color are still questionable...
Mar 18, 2013, 7:14am Rima Vesely-Flad
Today starts the historic Stop and Frisk trial, Floyd v. City of New York, which challenges the New York Police Department’s practice of stopping, questioning, and frisking individuals in building hallways and on city streets. The trial has...
Jun 15, 2012, 4:47pm Ethan Vesely-Flad
Join me this Sunday, June 17, as the Fellowship of Reconciliation marches with peace and global justice groups from around the New York City area in a silent march to end “stop and frisk.”When: Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17,...