Racism and Civil Rights

Jesse Hagopian Speaks at Trayvon Martin Vigil: What I couldn’t say to my son about Trayvon Martin

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Jesse gave this speech on at a several thousand person strong rally in Seattle for Trayvon Martin in an effort to connect his racially motivated murder to the “New Jim Crow”.

Jesse Spoke at a forum organized by Real Change News about the plan to build a new jail in King County–at the same time they announced the plan to close schools.  The fight to stop the jail was successful.  The schools were ultimately closed.

Jesse speaks at an NAACP rally

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