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.Learn More
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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…
By Jennifer Lai-Peterson, Power and Democracy Senior Attorney
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In early 2005, I moved to New…
By Ashley Carter, Justice Project Program Deputy Director and Senior Staff Attorney
Photo credit: Cyndi Elledge // Photos are a part of the #FreeBlackWomxn…
Bicameral bill would shift federal resources away from school police and incentivize investment in evidence-based supports for students
Clarke Becomes First Woman of color to lead the Department’s Civil Rights Division
A year after George Floyd’s murder, Advancement Project National Office reflects on how to build a #FreeandSafe society for all people of color.