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Racism’s cost for white people

“To fight for a fairer system, the working class would have needed collective action, which has always been in tension with the pull of American racism.”– Heather McGhee, The Sum of Us 

Those in power use racism to

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SURJ Launches Midterm campaign: BLOCK, BUILD, GROW

At a time of rising authoritarianism and increased attempts to undermine our democratic systems, Showing Up For Racial Justice announces our Midterm Election 2022 program, BLOCK, BUILD, GROW.

Our 2022 Midterm program is designed to to BLOCK white supremacist organizing,

SURJ Response to the Overturning of Roe v. Wade

Today, we at Showing Up for Racial Justice are outraged and grieving in light of the Supreme Court ruling that overturns the right to an abortion in every state. Though it was expected, this is a heavy and difficult day

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Block, Build, & Grow with us in the midterms

In the days ahead, those of us who are white have the opportunity to do our part in pulling the country back from escalating authoritarianism and the brink of fascism. This is not the time that we turn away in

Building for the long haul in the South

We are building lasting infrastructure to grow progressive power in Kentucky for the long haul. Despite the defeat of Attica Scott in a Democratic primary on Tuesday, we are inspired, driven, and hopeful. Landscapes don’t shift overnight– and this is

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SURJ Endorses Attica Scott for KY-03

Can you imagine a working class Black woman from Kentucky- who was a leader in the uprisings against police brutality in Louisville in 2020- elected to US Congress to challenge the power of Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul?

Attica Scott-

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