Ella's Voice

Welcome to the blog of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights! This is where we share reflections from the movement to end mass incarceration and criminalization, analysis on criminal, economic, and racial justice issues, and updates on our work. Please read, share, and comment.

Gil Scott-Heron was a pioneer of music and poetry who passed away this weekend. His writings and recordings offered sharp critiqu...
African American Male...
Earlier this year, a group of 5000...
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Today,...
Today is the 7th...
On Monday, the Governor released his...
Today would be the 86th birthday of...
Not to far from the new digs of the Ella Baker Center...
Last night, I went to the Oakland City Council...