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George Floyd: One Year Later

In the year since, Black-led protests of multi-racial multitudes across the globe and the work of racial justice organizations has led to progress. This page serves as a memorial to the ones we have lost—our hard-won victories over the last year and the fight ahead.

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Coalition files lawsuit to block implementation of SB 202 in Georgia

Georgia Faith Leaders and Voting Rights Advocates File Lawsuit to Block Voter Suppression Law Targeting Black and Brown Voters

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Black Mama Bailout: #FreeBlackWomxn

Advancement Project National Office is working with Michigan Liberation to #FreeBlackWomxn from Michigan jails and advance the movement to end cash bail.

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Democracy on the Ropes

Watch a special conversation with voting rights and racial justice leaders, on the intersections of voter suppression and the criminalization of protest.

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Advancement Project and other national civil rights and racial justice organizations are taking legal action to protect people in jails and prisons.

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Advancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization.

Rooted in the great human rights struggles for equality and justice, we exist to fulfill America’s promise of a caring, inclusive and just democracy. We use innovative tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and achieve high impact policy change.

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Remembering George Floyd

By Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director

One year ago, George Floyd was murdered by a police officer.

He deserved to live on as more than…

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Asian American Belonging: Caste and Constitutionality in the U.S.

By Jennifer Lai-Peterson, Power and Democracy Senior Attorney

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In early 2005, I moved to New…

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The Best Mother’s Day Gift is Freedom

By Ashley Carter, Justice Project Program Deputy Director and Senior Staff Attorney

Photo credit: Cyndi Elledge // Photos are a part of the #FreeBlackWomxn…

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With Democracy at a Crossroads, Senate Must End Jim Crow Filibuster

For Immediate Release: June 22, 2021 Contact: Jeralyn Cave, [email protected] WASHINGTON — In light of the…

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National #PoliceFreeSchools Advocates Welcome “Counseling Not Criminalization” Legislation

Bicameral bill would shift federal resources away from school police and incentivize investment in evidence-based supports for students 

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Advancement Project National Office Applauds Senate Confirmation of Kristen Clarke as Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice

Clarke Becomes First Woman of color to lead the Department’s Civil Rights Division

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