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DHS Raids Ignore Blatant Civil Rights Abuse and Fuels Hypercriminalization and Mass Incarceration

As President Obama prepares to leave office, he is solidifying his tarnished legacy when it comes to incarcerating families in need of safety.

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In Letter, Missouri Voter Protection Coalition Demands Ashcroft Stop Endangering Voters’ Access to Ballot

Unless there is much more guidance and outreach to voters, the photo ID law will keep valid voters from accessing their right to vote.

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Advancement Project’s Statement on Executive Order Establishing “Election Integrity” Advisory Commission

The real fraud is the attempt by opponents of voting rights – following this administration’s lead – to kill the right to vote.

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United in Resistance, Moving Towards Victory

Led by those taking to the streets on May Day and in the future, we will finish the fight. Together, we will overcome the last stand of white supremacy.

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Voting Rights Victory in Florida: State Supreme Court Clears Rights Restoration Initiative for 2018 Ballot

This is a victory for anyone who believes in democracy and in the notion of second chances.

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Racial Justice Groups Denounce Gov. Scott’s Power-Grab

Governor Scott joins a long, ugly history where Black people are told that their political participation doesn’t matter and can be voided.

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Civil Rights Organizations Call for Accountability in Police Assault of Woodland Hills, PA Student

There is a fundamental mismatch between the nurturing school climate students need to learn and grow, and the culture of policing, a culture primarily tasked with law enforcement.

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National Racial Justice Organization Condemns Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court

We call on all supporters of democracy, voting rights and the rights of marginalized communities to remain vigilant as we continue to fight for justice in the face of institutions that threaten our country’s promise of a just democracy.

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Latest Racist Killing Yet Another Fatal Reminder: Normalizing Racism Entails Deadly Risk

The rise of hate crimes like this one are countenanced because of the White supremacist views embraced across this country and by those in power.

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Racial Justice Groups Unite in Call for Solidarity

An attack on one is an attack on all, and we will meet this with resistance and affirmations of each other’s humanity.

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Enhanced Protections for Law Enforcement Officers without Comprehensive Accountability is an Attack on Black and Brown Communities

Trump and Sessions are painting a false picture of a nation riddled with violent crime in an effort to reverse every shred of progress that has been made.

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Statement on Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court

For people of color, there is no limit to what could hang on the balance with this nomination.

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