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Advocates Respond to Voting Rights Win in Kansas, Georgia and Alabama

This should send a clear message that communities of color, advocates and allies are fighting back and yielding results from North Carolina to Georgia, Wisconsin and across the country.

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Expanding Police in Schools Will Not Address Racial Disparities in School Discipline or Keep Our Children Safe

It’s time to start prioritizing student success, not student criminalization.

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Trump Goes All In on Fear, Hyperbole

This rhetoric would not lead to making America great, but to dividing the country and instilling fear.

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Civil Rights Organizations Decry Political Attack on Right to Vote in Virginia

There is no place for honoring Jim Crow laws like this in Virginia, and certainly not in our legislature.

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In Victory for Voting Rights, Supreme Court denies North Carolina’s Request for Stay

Opponents of voting rights are running out of ways to keep us from the ballot.

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North Carolina’s Monster Voter Suppression Law Overturned in Historic Victory for Voting Rights

This ruling validates that lawmakers cannot run roughshod over voters’ rights for their own political gain.

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Increased Attacks on Communities of Color Are Unacceptable

Our movement is too organized, too energized, and too determined to stand by quietly while our communities are attacked.

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MS Parents Urge Federal Intervention in County Schools due to Persistent Racial Discrimination

The district continues to suspend, expel, and arrest Black students and students with disabilities at disproportionate rates.

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Best Practices for Journalists Reporting on Police Killings of Black and Brown People

Reporters must make intentional efforts to craft stories that uplift the voices of the most impacted without criminalizing them or adding to existing narratives.

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Civil Rights Groups File Amicus Brief in Virginia Restoration of Voting Rights Case

Denying voting rights to people with prior felony convictions was an explicit scheme to eradicate Black voters from Virginia’s electorate.

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Supreme Court Immigration Ruling Is a Testament to Immigrant Justice Movement’s Strength

Through sheer heart and will, the immigrant justice movement swayed a nation and a president toward justice and fairness.

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Civil Rights Group Celebrates SCOTUS Ruling, Reiterates Need for Racially Representative Schools

Education is richest when student bodies reflect the unique makeup of our communities.

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