As we begin Hispanic Heritage Month, I am honored to share with all of you Aida Hurtado’s book, This one is personal, and it’s not just because I and my sisters Tamika Mallory and Linda Sarsour appear in the pages. I…


Our weeklong celebration of The Gathering for Justice’s 16th anniversary was full of highlights!

On September 4 & 5th, 2021, we participated in Cause Village, the hub for social action at the Made in America festival. It was a great experience! Together, we generated 23,500 actions taken for social justice…


It’s a joy to announce the 2021 Troublemakers for Liberation fellows!

The Gathering for Justice put out the call for this generation’s Ella Bakers, Bayard Rustins, and John Lewises, to support our work in creating leaderful movements. …


Screen prints by Vessels of Vallejo. Photo courtesy of Karla Ortiz.

One year after Sean Monterrosa was killed by police in Vallejo, CA, his family — along with The Gathering for Justice, Grassroots Law Project, CURYJ, Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice, SF Black Wall Street and other organizations, elected officials, faith leaders, artists and athletes — held a weekend of…


This month’s #RadicalReadz is extra special, as we celebrate the book release of our movement sister Tamika D. Mallory!

Drawn from a lifetime of frontline culture-shifting advocacy, organizing, and fighting for equal justice, makes Mallory’s demand for change and shares the keys to effective activism both for…


In his first State of the Union address, President Joe Biden acknowledged the systemic racism in the justice system and called for the passage of legislation addressing police violence. The only other President to have publicly recognized these realities was Barack Obama. …


is a powerful abolitionist memoir written by Marlon Peterson, one of the founding members of Justice League NYC. His book reflects on his life being shaped by the violence in his neighborhood. At the age of nineteen, after facing immense trauma, Peterson was charged…


In her groundbreaking and essential debut book, , scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black mother­hood by telling the story of the women who raised and shaped three of America’s most pivotal heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin.

Tubbs’ connection to these women is palpable…


Each January, governors across the nation give their “State of the State” address to make clear the policy priorities they intend to push in the coming legislative session. …


We’re kicking off our 2021 Radical Readz series with Aftershocks, a memoir by Nadia Owusu which landed #1 for Oprah’s 2021 “must reads” for this year! Oprah Magazine praised the book, saying “in a literary landscape rich with diaspora memoirs, Owusu’s painful yet radiant story rises to the forefront. The…

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