COUNTERPUNCH (Weekend Edition August 8-10, 2014) A Scholar & Theoretician of Human Justice Joins the Ancestors: Eddie Ellis and the Struggle for Black Freedom by ORISANMI BURTON With the passing of Eddie Ellis in July of 2014, another giant of the black freedom struggle has joined the ancestors. Eddie features prominently in my dissertation research […]
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** Please note that there will be a memorial held in honor of Eddie Ellis on the evening of Friday, September 12, 2014 at the New York Ethical Society. For more information or to receive future notice of the evening, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. “As for me, I start from the proposition that no […]
A presentation made by Orisanmi Burton at the 112th Annual Conference of the American Association of Anthropologists (November 23, 2013).
The seven neighborhood study, authored by the Green Haven Think Tank and featured in New York Times in 1992, is just as true and relevant today as it was in the 80’s and 90’s. Read the full article below featuring an interview with our founder & president, Eddie Ellis.
In July, 2013 Eddie Ellis gave a lengthy interview to Katti Gray for The Sun Magazine entitled, “The Run-On Sentence: Eddie Ellis on Life after Prison.” We have a brief excerpt below, or you can read the full interview on the Sun website or you can download the article below. Gray: How can we help people […]
Oversight in the Juvenile Justice System: National and Local Perspectives forum report featuring Michele Deitch, Will Harrell, Jeanne Milstein and Michael Mushlin (April 2011)
Observations, recommendations and action steps for anyone concerned about racial disparities.
In 1998, before CNUS existed in its current form, Eddie Ellis was working with the Community Justice Center Inc., and gave this interview to Don Goodman and Maggie Smith of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice the need for and practice of a non-traditional approach to criminal justice. This file will be easiest to […]