Advancement Project's Blog

Who Will Cry for Ashaunti, Laniya and Dominique?

May 09, 2016

Who Will Cry for Ashaunti, Laniya and Dominique?

While they may have made a mistake, they deserved a second chance; one which providence simply didn’t allow.

Do Voters of Color Have a Right to Vote in the 2016 Presidential Election?

March 30, 2016

Do Voters of Color Have a Right to Vote in the 2016 Presidential Election?

Spoiler: Technically, none of us do. And that needs to change.

Why “Show Me Your Papers” Voter Registration Laws Are Un-American

January 26, 2016

Why “Show Me Your Papers” Voter Registration Laws Are Un-American

By Katherine Culliton-González, Advancement Project Senior Attorney & Director of Voter Protection

December 27, 2015

15 Times the Media Got Racial Justice Right in 2015

In 2015, the media had a lot to say about race and racism. Though a lot of reporting did little to advance the cause of racial justice, many voices emerged that challenged dominant narratives, exposed grave injustices and asked us to think about race in progressive new ways.

The dangerous new assault on voting rights

December 08, 2015

The dangerous new assault on voting rights

By Katherine Culliton-González

Here’s the Latest on North Carolina

November 04, 2015

Here’s the Latest on North Carolina

By Penda D. Hair, Co-Director

How Did They Treat You?

October 27, 2015

How Did They Treat You?

By Jennifer Farmer, Managing Director for Communications

Holding Candidates Accountable to What They Say About Racial Justice

October 13, 2015

Holding Candidates Accountable to What They Say About Racial Justice

By Daniel Marks, Communications Intern

Rethinking the Way We Communicate for Social Justice Change

October 05, 2015

Rethinking the Way We Communicate for Social Justice Change

By Jennifer Farmer, Managing Director for Communications

A Respectable Outrage

September 22, 2015

A Respectable Outrage

By Thomas Mariadason, Staff Attorney

What #YouMightHear and Why it Matters for Racial Justice

September 16, 2015

What #YouMightHear and Why it Matters for Racial Justice

By Daniel Marks, Communications Intern

The 14th amendment is under attack because it is essential for racial justice

September 15, 2015

The 14th amendment is under attack because it is essential for racial justice

By Flavia Jimenez, Senior Attorney and Project Director of Immigrant Justice

Power in Partnerships

September 10, 2015

Power in Partnerships

Building Connections at the Intersections of Racial Justice and LGBTQ Movements to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline

#BlacktivistYr

September 08, 2015

#BlacktivistYr

We and @OBS_STL wanted to showcase and chronicle your incredible work in this #BlacktivistYr. So, scroll through and take some time to reflect. #BlackLivesMatter

Defend Voting Rights, Again

August 06, 2015

Defend Voting Rights, Again

By Judith Browne Dianis, Co-Director

A Summer Well-Spent

July 28, 2015

A Summer Well-Spent

By Andrew Hairston, Summer 2015 Legal Intern

Your Silence Will Not Protect You

July 23, 2015

Your Silence Will Not Protect You

By Jennifer Farmer, Managing Director of Communications

Lawsuits are not enough: Restore the Voting Rights Act

July 09, 2015

Lawsuits are not enough: Restore the Voting Rights Act

By Penda Hair, Co-Director

Bree Took a Stand. Will You?

June 30, 2015

Bree Took a Stand. Will You?

By Jennifer Farmer, Managing Director of Communications

Automatic voter registration is great news, but should not be exclusive

June 23, 2015

Automatic voter registration is great news, but should not be exclusive

By Kathy Culliton-González, Senior Attorney and Director of Voter Protection

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