Black Harm Reduction Network

The Black Harm Reduction Network was created to promote a nationwide dialogue that: centers racial equity across the harm reduction framework, including in drug policy, public health, and criminal justice; elevates the history and current role of Black people in the movement; and identifies and advances recommendations to reduce the harms of these intersecting systems on Black people and other marginalized groups. Read More

Columbus Police Officer Involved Shooting Renews Calls For Reforms (Jo INgles)

The police shooting of a black teen girl in Columbus last night renews calls for criminal justice reform and community policing. The incident happened around the same time the verdict was being read in the case of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, found guilty of killing George Floyd.  Read More…

People’s Justice Project Founders Gain A Seat At The Table (by Donna Marbury)

Beyond the protests, the chants and the demands, Tammy Fournier-Alsaada and Aramis Malachi-Ture Sundiata have a deep reverence for the historic struggle of Black Americans. The founders of the People’s Justice Project feel they play a part in a centurieslong effort for freedom. “It’s a sacred struggle of Black power, going back and understanding Africa,” says Sundiata, executive director of PJP. “We are in that lineage.”  Read More…