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Police Must be Held Accountable for the Murder of Walter Scott

To anyone who cannot comprehend why Black and Brown communities and their allies are marching in the streets screaming ‘Black Lives Matter,’ this is why.

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Sessions is Latest Dangerous Addition to Trump Administration

Offering Jeff Sessions the post of attorney general is how Trump comes through in his promise – we are witnessing how words morph into policies and practices that harm people of color.

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Statement from Advancement Project

“Our love and support for one another is strong. In the days to come, as we heal and come together, it will only become stronger.”

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Statement from Missouri Voter Protection Coalition on Amendment 6

Missouri’s photo ID requirement could still be subject to legal challenge under other provisions of state and federal law, including the United States Constitution.

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Voting Rights Advocates Take Stand Against Voter Intimidation in North Miami

Barriers have been strategically placed and found in every step of the voting process from registration all the way to the ballot box.

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Voting Rights Advocates Demand Removal of Police in Polling Places

Placing police at poll sites can be inherently intimidating to voters, particularly in communities of color where such presence has historical ties to efforts to impede voter access to the polls.

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Rampant, Racially Charged Falsehoods About Voter Fraud Undermine Our Democracy

No one – no individual, organization or candidate – has the right to restrict participation of eligible voters in the process.

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Voting Rights Advocates Detail Plans to Combat Voter Intimidation

Voters should have confidence that this election cycle, there will be an army of legal staff, non-profits and volunteers who will be working to ensure their access to the ballot.

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Statement on the Death of Jack Greenberg

Thanks to the work of Jack Greenberg, today’s movements are on more solid footing in our fight.

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5 Issues to Listen For During the First Presidential Debate

Tune in and use the following listening guide to hear what candidates are saying on issues that matter to communities of color.

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Police Killings of Black People Must Stop

The merciless killings of Keith Lamont Scott, Terence Crutcher and Tyre King also perfectly exemplify how Blackness in America is still equated with criminality and guilt.

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Missouri Legislature Continues Attack on Fundamental Right to Vote

Opponents of the right to vote are creating a flawed, expensive, and confusing hurdle for hundreds of thousands of eligible Missouri voters.

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