Jaribu Hill is Director of the Mississippi Workers Center for Human Rights, which is hosting a workers memorial day webinar entitled “No one should have to die to make a living” on Saturday, April 30th at 7pm ET.
Jihad Abdulmumit is a coordinating committee member of the Spirit of Mandela Coalition, a campaign to bring international attention to U.S. violations of the human rights of black, brown, and indigenous people and US held political prisoners. On October 22-25, in 2021, the Coalition organized and hosted an International Tribunal entitled We Still Charge Genocide, a reference to the 1951 tribunal. The 2021 tribunal successfully charged the United States government, its states, and specific agencies with human and civil rights violations and was found guilty on all five counts.
El Jones is a poet and a professor at Mount St. Vincent university in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The Canadian government, like the U.S., is giving special attention and privileges to Ukrainian refugees. 54,000 have already been given 3-year temporary residence status. Immigrants from the Global South face treatment that is far different.