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Re-evaluating the Cost and Consequences of Cops in Schools

Re-evaluating the Cost and Consequences of Cops in Schools

During the month of October 2020, thousands of people are participating in National Youth Justice Awareness Month (YJAM) activities throughout the country. National Youth Justice Awareness Month was created 13 years ago by a Missouri parent, Tracy McClard, whose...

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New Billboards Affirm Black Lives in Harnett County

New Billboards Affirm Black Lives in Harnett County

In late September, Emancipate NC partnered with Breathe (Board for a Racially Equitable Transformed Harnett County) Harnett to raise additional billboards in support of Black lives. The messages on the billboard were crafted by the members of Breath Harnett to empower...

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Emancipate NC and Allies Rally Against Corruption

Emancipate NC and Allies Rally Against Corruption

Protesters gathered in downtown Raleigh, starting at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 26. The rally was organized by Emancipate NC alongside coalition partners Raleigh Demands Justice, Save our Sons, and PACT Fayetteville. The rally, Uncover North Carolina:  An...

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Exploring the Youth Justice Election Perspective

NJJN Membership Advisory Council Member Jorren Biggs talks with Emancipate NC's Justice Fellow Aneesha Tucker and California Youth Activist and Policy Organizer Ronaldo Villeda about the election, innovation, and imagining safer spaces for youth....

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My First Protest Experience

My First Protest Experience

by Kyla Holton, Emancipate NC Justice League Fellow and senior at Garner Magnet High School I can so vividly remember the first protest that truly caught my eye while I experienced watching it on T.V. It was 2016, right after Donald Trump was elected as the U.S...

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