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Advancement Project National Office Responds to DA Announcement in Jacob Blake Shooting

The Kenosha County District Attorney, Michael Graveley, today announced that Rusten Sheskey, the police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in August will not be criminally charged.

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Groups Call for a Justice Department Committed to Civil Rights Enforcement

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference…

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GA Civil Rights Groups Aim to Advance Racial Justice, Hold Sheriffs Accountable at the Polls

Georgia NAACP, New Georgia Project, GLAHR and Advancement Project National Office launch TransformGeorgia.org to educate voters about local sheriff elections and impact the future of policing in the Peach State

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Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations Demand An Accurate 2020 Census

Congress must act immediately to provide an extension of the statutory reporting deadlines for apportionment and redistricting data. This extension is necessary to ensure the Census Bureau has enough time to properly process the massive amount of Census data collected and provide accurate counts to the President and the states.

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