New Press Awards Raskin Social Justice Award
Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will be awarded a New Press Social Justice Award for "upholding democratic norms and the rule of law in the House’s prosecution of Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial for inciting the January 6 insurrection," the publisher has announced. The New Press Social Justice Awards honor "important champions of social justice and recognize their contributions to equity, inclusion, and justice." The 2021 Social Justice Awards will take place in New York City on November 9, 2021. Past recipients include Harry Belafonte, Charles M. Blow, Sherrilyn Ifill, Toni Morrison, Pete Seeger, Bryan Stevenson, Joseph Stiglitz, Anna Deavere Smith, and Alice Walker, among others.