Welcome to Racial Justice now!

A community based grassroots organization that works at the intersection of education, racial, and healing justice.

About Racial Justice NOW!

Racial Justice NOW! (RJN!) was founded by Zakiya Sankara-Jabar in partnership with Dr. Vernellia Randall and their profound love for the Black community.  Together they developed a plan that spearheaded what RJN! is today. Fueled by passion, RJN! has made strong strives that has garnered the attention of local lawmakers, changed laws and effected school district level policies. 

Our Campaigns

From literacy to leadership development, RJN! develops programs with a focus on dismantling the Pre-School to Prison pipeline.

Stop the school to Prison Pipeline

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Upcoming + Past Events

August 29, 2023

Virtual Town Hall: CALLING OUT AMERICA’S EDUCATIONAL DEBT (Full Video 8/29/2023)

August 29, 2023

RJN! Virtual Town-hall- Calling Out America’s Educational Debt: The Black Literacy Crisis


July 21, 2023

RJN! Co-Sponsors Education and Culture Conference in Jackson, Mississippi

April 22, 2023

Wayfinder Foundation & RJN! Whitepaper on Black Literacy Tour Continues to Minnesota



Racial Justice NOW! is a membership organization open to people of African ancestry who are serious about ending institutional and systemic anti-Black racism in education.

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