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Close the Workhouse Campaign Holds Rally to Demand Release of Men Trapped in the Workhouse

Following reports of extreme cold and continued inhumane conditions at St. Louis City’s jail, the Workhouse, advocates gather to demand the release of David Dixon and Jeffrey Rozelle

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Players Coalition Charitable Foundation Announces Partnership with Advancement Project’s National Office

Advancement Project National Office, Players Coalition to Tackle Policing in Schools, Policing in the Streets through New ‘Free & Safe’ Campaign

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Lawsuit Filed to Challenge St. Louis City’s Unconstitutional Cash Bail System

“We are attacking the City of St. Louis’ illegal procedures used to jail more than 1,000 people solely because of their inability to make a cash payment to purchase their freedom.”

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Nationwide Racial Equity Groups Organize in Support of Racial Healing

Groups Support NDORH with Prayer Vigil and Tele Town Hall

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Advancement Project Files Lawsuit on Behalf of UndocuBlack Network Seeking Transparency on Visa Sanctions

“The public has a right to know about these policies that are very dangerous and harmful to members of these communities."

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Rescission of Obama-era School Discipline Guidance is an Attack on Youth of Color

National Education Justice Organizations Denounce DeVos’ Attack of Obama-era Guidance Aimed at Combating Discriminatory Treatment of Students of Color

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Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations Condemn Backroom Ploy by Washington NFL Team to Get New Stadium Deal through Congress

Advancement Project is one of nine national civil rights and racial justice organizations condemning the NFL's Washington team location in DC while keeping the “R-word” racial slur as the team’s name and mascot.

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National Education Justice Organizations to Host a Day of Action Demanding Police-Free Schools

"The same police that are in schools are the same police shooting down unarmed people in the streets and deporting families."

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Voting Behavior and The Impact of The Black Vote in 2018 Mid-term Elections

To have similar or greater wins in 2020, candidates must invest in and engage communities of color and the issues that matter most to these constituents.

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