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.

Ralph Sklarew being arrested. Credit: tarsandsactionWe were told not to bring anything except our government issued photo ID, $110 (one hundred...
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As a past resident of East Oakland, I have walked, driven, and shopped on many streets.  I rode the Bart...
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Akaya Windwood, President of Rockwood Leadership Institute, is one of our awardees who will be honored on 9/22/11 at the...
Art by Favianna Rodriguez During my sophomore year of college at UC Berkeley I had a poster pinned up on my dorm room wall that said...
After I leave the gym, I’m a sweaty, hot mess. I get in my car, drive, jump out the car and dive into the nearest shower. A few nights ago, however, I sat in my sweaty hot mess for almost...
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