We looked inside some of the tweets by @eji_org and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
Covid-19 is exposing longstanding racial disparities in our healthcare system—disparities that communities are trying to address while the virus kills Black Americans at a rate 2.3 times higher than white Americans. https://t.co/Jq41260BLb
In the last 40 years, for every 9 people executed, 1 person on death row has been exonerated - a stunning rate of error. Learn more about our death penalty system, which treats you better if you’re rich and guilty than if you’re poor and innocent. https://t.co/57PMPx7rJx
Kareem Johnson has been exonerated thirteen years after being wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death in Philadelphia. He’s the 170th death-row exoneree in the U.S. since 1973 and the third so far this year. https://t.co/Ay9FTwXy37
The NAACP DeKalb Remembrance Coalition partnered with EJI to install a historical marker to memorialize the lynchings of four Black men in DeKalb County, Georgia, between 1877 and 1950. https://t.co/FWZWt9pgzE
At least 39, and some estimates indicate up to 200, African American men, women, and children were killed or burned alive after being driven into burning buildings. To overcome racial inequality, we must confront our history. Share this #racialinjustice
On this day in 1917, continuing violence raged in East St. Louis, Illinois, as white mobs attacked Black residents and destroyed their homes and property. https://t.co/zbHXv22j9E