KarmaJonez Gets First Look at EJI & Google’s “Lynching in America” Project



In 2015, Equal Justice Initiative received a $1 million grant from Google.org to help fund the From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration Museum, as well as its Memorial to Peace and Justice. After the grant was made, EJI, led by Bryan Stevenson and Google.org looked for further ways to work together. EJI’s recently published report, Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror (in the form of an 80-page publication), seemed like an opportunity to leverage Google’s expertise — organizing information and making it more universally accessible — in the name of amplifying Equal Justice Initiative’s message. Coinciding with the launch of this project tpday, Google.org will donate another $1 million to EJI to support its racial justice work.

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Wal-Mart Says Bye-Bye to Confederate Flag Merchandise

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Wal-Mart is finally taking steps to remove all Confederate flag merchandise from its stores after a racially motivated mass murder in Charleston, South Carolina last week. Retailers Sears and Kmart are now following in their footsteps.

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