Slaver Y. The very word cools. In addition to genocide, slavery is one of the two main sins and a bloody stain on the history of the United States.
There are people who “don’t listen to evil” who don’t want to hear about it and who don’t see how important it is today. Fortunately, we have a campaign in front of us that connects the points and helps address the racial injustices of the century and the need for prison reform now.
EP + Co’s new advocacy campaign is in support of the nonprofit Worth Rises and their drive to end exceptions.
The 13th Amendment, passed in 1865, contains an exceptional clause that has been understood throughout history to allow slavery and involuntary slavery to be used as a punishment for crime, encouraging criminalization, captivity, and re-slavery of blacks.
Wants to see grassroots movement Extinction Amendment – Introduced by Senator Jeff Markle (OR) and Representative Nikema Williams (GA-05) – Become law. If the law is passed, the exception clause of the 13th Amendment will eventually be repealed.
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Although more than 20 states are currently organizing to abolish slavery in their state constitutions, 83% of Americans are unaware that the 13th Amendment legalizes the enslavement of captives in the United States, with a goal to close the gap between EP + Co and Worth Rises.
“When the advertising agencies support the work of activists, something magical happens,” said Chris Platting, EP + Co’s chief strategy officer.
June 19 (Juntinth): The LA Times Will run a print ad
June 15-20: DC Digital Transit advertising will run
June 15: OOH Billboards Raised in Galveston, TX, and Savannah, GA
Bianca Tylek, executive director of Worth Rises, said: “This is the time for advertising agencies to re-evaluate the brands and projects that support them, ignore them or even promote our social failures to promote social good. We are incredibly grateful to EP & Co for doing this – donating expensive staff hours to our campaign to abolish slavery for all. We hope other advertising agencies will follow their lead and dive into this fight. ”