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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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NC Ruling Just the First Step in Legal Battle to Protect Voters of Color

The court’s decision admits historic discrimination, but ignores how that discrimination impacts voting rights today.

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Civil Rights Organizations Applaud Virginia Governor’s Move to Expand Democracy, Restore Voting Rights for Persons With Prior Felony Convictions

Our justice system is built on the principals of redemption – that people may redeem themselves from past mistakes and be welcomed home to their communities.

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Federal Judge Approves Ferguson Consent Decree Following Public Hearing

The decree is a critical first step to addressing an entrenched problem, but it must have strong accountability to ensure long-term sustainable change.

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Video of School Police Officer Body Slamming Student Demonstrates Need to Remove Police From Schools

This video confirms what data has already shown: School police officers do little keep students safe.

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OCR Announces Investigation of Discrimination Against Black Students in Pinellas County

Every day that goes by is a day in which another Black student risks being criminalized and pushed out by Pinellas County Schools.

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Supreme Court Ruling on Texas Redistricting Case Affirms Value of One Person, One Vote

Today’s ruling is one step, of many, needed to protect the core values of representative and constitutional democracy.

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Long Lines in Arizona Signal Electoral Chaos; Voters of Color Face Steep Barriers to the Ballot

There is no excuse for the top elections officials to not have known, remembered, or expected the growing participation of Latino voters.

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New Report Shows Georgia’s ‘Felony Driving Law’s’ Disproportionate Impact on Communities of Color

We will not live in fear, and we will fight this law until families like Toñita’s, Gloria’s and Ignacio’s are no longer besieged by it.

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Plaintiff in Trial Challenging NC’s Restrictive Voter ID Law to Visit White House

Ms. Eaton embodies the spirit of democracy.

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