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Community Advocates Organize to Suspend School Police from Jeffersontown High School

The very same police that are killing Black youth in the streets have found their way into our schools.

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New Report by National Leaders on School-to-Prison Pipeline Gives Miami-Dade County Public Schools Failing Grade on School Climate

What students need in this moment are counselors and mental health professionals, comprehensive sex education and restorative justice programming. Not police and practices that further calcify the school-to-prison pipeline.

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Much Like the Unwarranted Suspension of Youth of Color, Jemele Hill’s ESPN Suspension is Another Example Racial Injustice

This two-week suspension is an effort to silence an African American who has a national platform, thousands of followers and a message that challenges the status quo. ESPN should be ashamed.

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Advancement Project Files Appeal Brief Seeking to Restore Right to Vote In Louisiana

Louisianans believe in second chances and giving people the opportunity to do the right thing.

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Premeditated public execution of #AnthonyLamarSmith illustrates racist system

Every detail of this case has implications on how people of color are disregarded, what our judicial system is turning into, and what over policing is doing to our communities.

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Statement on Trump Ending DACA

Today hurts. But it also shows that Trump does not understand who he is messing with.

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Statement on Florida Supreme Court Ruling on Gov. Scott’s Power Grab

No one can thwart the will of a people determined to effect change.

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Statement on White Extremist Rally and Terrorist Attack

Trump has encouraged violence against protestors in his rallies, and today was an extension of that hatred.

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Statement from Advancement Project on Pence-Kobach Commission Meeting

We should take down barriers to the ballot and make elections more fair and accessible.

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Advancement Project Statement on Verdict in Trial of Officer Jeronimo Yanez

A police officer claiming to be in fear when encountering a Black person should not be enough to justify taking a life.

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Civil Rights Groups to File Appeal to Affirm Right to Vote in Louisiana

“At stake in this case is more than just the legal interpretation of the Louisiana constitution; the case also asks the moral question: which Louisianans deserve to have a voice?”

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