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Articles, news, campaigns and events about racial profiling


Dec 4, 2014, 10:34am Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou
St. Louis, Missouri: “On the very day we lay Tamir Rice to rest  - a 12-year-old child shot to death by police as he played on a swing set with a toy gun - we also lower the last vestiges of democracy into the ground,” said Reverend Osagyefo...
Nov 26, 2014, 12:17pm Lucas Johnson
The question of whether or not Officer Wilson’s response to Michael Brown was legal is not really the point. In the brutality of American history, the answer to such legal questions has almost always been the same answer that this Grand Jury ...
Nov 11, 2014, 2:26pm FOR
You are invited this Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 12:30 p.m. to an emergency memorial service and day of action in Washington for the mainly unarmed 1,000 Black victims of state-sanctioned murders since 2007. Organized by the SpiritHouse Project, the...
Oct 24, 2014, 12:53pm George Payne
One of the main reasons I wanted to travel the 16-plus hours to St. Louis, Missouri, to participate in this month’s weekend of national resistance called “Ferguson October” was to make a visible stand against the militarization of...
Aug 22, 2014, 6:14pm 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, 6:02am 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, 5:50pm 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, 11:54am 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, 2:32pm 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...