Race Forward Condemns Political Violence in Wake of Shooting at Trump Campaign Rally

Race Forward condemns political violence. It is antithetical to a vibrant and racially just multiracial democracy. Our thoughts are with the families and victims of today’s violence. Race Forward calls for an immediate investigation to hold those responsible accountable. The reality and the threat of political violence is counter to the multiracial  democracy for which we are striving. 

Race Forward Denounces Violence Against Campus Protests; Calls for Permanent Cease-Fire in Gaza

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As violence against protestors on college campuses over the violence in Gaza has escalated,  Race Forward, a national racial justice nonprofit working to advance a just, multiracial democracy and liberation for all people, issued the following statement condemning the use of violence against peaceful protestors and calling for a cease-fire in Gaza.

Race Forward Urges Systemic Change in Light of Police Killing of Tyre Nichols; Continued Police Violence Against People of Color

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Jan. 26, 2023

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NEW YORK — Race Forward today decried the killing of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five Memphis Police Department officers. The organization released the following statement:

Race Forward Decries SCOTUS Overturn of Roe v. Wade; Decision Will Adversely Affect Women of Color and Members of the LBGTQ+ Communities

This is an unbelievably sad day for women’s rights, reproductive justice, racial justice, and our movement for a just, multiracial democracy. Today’s Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is an affront on democracy and equity in this country.

Race Forward Condemns Racist and Politicized Violence of Buffalo Massacre

Race Forward mourns with the families and community of the ten people who were killed this past Saturday at a TOPS grocery store in Buffalo, NY, by an 18-year-old white supremacist. The gunman has said his intention was “to kill as many black people as possible,” citing “replacement theory” as his motive while live-streaming the entire act. 

Three Men Responsible for Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder Found Guilty; Race Forward Continues to Call for Transformed Justice System and Accountability

Today, almost two years following the slaying of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery while he was jogging in his Brunswick, Georgia neighborhood, the three white men responsible for fatally shooting Arbery have been found guilty of murder. 

Kyle Rittenhouse Found Not Guilty, Race Forward Continues to Call for a Transformed Justice System

After three and a half days of jury deliberation, Kyle Rittenhouse has been acquitted of all five charges in the murder of two unarmed men and the shooting injury of a third during a Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin last year.

Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations Denounce Inhumane Treatment of Haitians at U.S. Border

The Racial Equity Anchor Collaborative condemns the brutal and inhumane treatment of Haitian migrants at the border in letter to current Administration.

Race Forward Signs on to Letter Re: Urgent Need for Ensuring Safe Passage for US Citizens and Afghan Allies Out of Afghanistan

August 27, 2021

 

Re: Urgent Need for Ensuring Safe Passage for US Citizens and Afghan Allies Out of Afghanistan

Dear President Biden, Vice President Harris, Secretary Blinken, and Secretary Mayorkas:

Race Forward Joins with Civil Rights Organizations to Request Congress Enact Legislation for A Path to Citizenship for DACA and TPS Recipients

Race Forward signs on to letter urging Majority Leader Schumer and Speaker Pelosi to continue pushing for a legal path for DACA and TPS recipients.