Barbara R. Arnwine is founder and president of the Transformative Justice Coalition (TJC) and host of "Igniting Change with Barbara Arnwine", a news talk show which broadcasts weekly on Radio One’s WOL 1450 AM in the Washington, DC area. She is the former Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and is internationally renowned for contributions on critical justice issues including the passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1991. A graduate of Scripps College and Duke University School of Law, she continues to champion civil rights issues nationally and internationally in the areas of housing, fair lending, community development, employment voting, education and environmental justice. A prominent leader in the civil rights community, Ms. Arnwine also continues to fight for the preservation of affirmative action and diversity programs.
Implicated in the tragedy of the death of Trayvon Martin is a state law, that like the death penalty itself, justifies the taking of another's life. Read More