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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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Three Years after Shelby County v. Holder Ruling, Access to the Ballot in Jeopardy for Voters of Color

Conservative state legislatures have wasted no time in passing voter suppression laws.

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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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Civil Rights and Labor Groups Join Forces; Call for Innovative Tactics to Protect the Right to Vote

That the right to vote is not enshrined in the Constitution is inextricably tied to the history of race in America.

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Advancement Project Stands in Solidarity with the LGBTQ Community Following Tragic Night Club Shooting

As we work to make sense of something so utterly incomprehensible, we should be careful not to rush to judgment or demonize certain members of our community.

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Alexandria Students and Civil Rights Groups Release New School Discipline Report, Call for Full Implementation of Restorative Justice Practice

Alexandria’s discipline policy unfortunately mirrors policies nationally that disproportionately push students of color out of school and into prison.

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Lawsuit Challenging Restoration of Voting Rights in Virginia is Undemocratic, Blatant Attempt to Suppress Ballot Access for Voters of Color

Laws that disenfranchise voters based on prior mistakes have deeply impacted communities of color who have been targeted by our nation’s broken criminal justice system.

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Baltimore Bloc and Advancement Project Respond to Acquittal of Officer Edward Nero

We do not expect justice for Freddie or for Baltimore to come from a prosecutor’s office or a courtroom.

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New GAO Report Finds U.S. Public Schools becoming Re-segregated by Race and Income

Increasingly separate and unequal schools should be an alarm to everyone, not just the parents and allies of African-American and Latino students.

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Missouri Legislature Passes Bills to Undercut Fundamental Right to Vote

Making it harder for some communities to cast a ballot is not only undemocratic, but also unconstitutional.

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