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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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Advancement Project’s National Office Successfully Assists with Election Day Filing of Georgia Litigation to Extend Polling Hours

State Officials Grant Extension Due to Long Lines, Voting Equipment Technical Difficulties

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Advancement Project part of nation’s largest election protection program; voter protection advocates prepared to assist Missouri voters

This non-partisan effort in Missouri, organized by Advancement Project’s national office, a leading voter protection organization, is part of the nation’s largest Election Protection program, designed to assist any voters with questions or issues on Election Day.

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Civil Rights Groups Show Solidarity with Victims of Hate in National Full-Page Ads

The groups condemn all acts of hate and urge all victims and witnesses of hate to document their incidents.

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Louisiana Supreme Court Denies Case Seeking Right to Vote for Parolees and Probationers

Organizers Move to Ensure Access to Ballot Under New Law

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Appeals Court Rules that Advancement Project, ACLU Challenge to Missouri Voter ID Implementation Must be Heard

Quite simply, Missouri has failed to put its money where its mouth is. Because of that, the Court is going to allow this case to go to trial. We look forward to our further day in court.”

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Advancement Project National Office Statement on Murders in Louisville, KY, Pittsburgh

“Xenophobia, racism and anti-semitism in the United States is more than just a concept. It is real.”

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Advocates File Lawsuit Urging Florida Secretary of State Detzner to Extend Voter Registration Deadline In Wake of Hurricane Michael

Advancement Project's national office is suing the state of Florida seeking a statewide extension of the voter registration deadline to Tuesday, October 16.

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