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LGBTQ Youth & the School-to-Prison Pipeline

April 27, 2015

LGBTQ Youth & the School-to-Prison Pipeline

By Kaitlin Banner, Staff Attorney

The danger of Steve King’s immigration hyperbole

April 27, 2015

The danger of Steve King’s immigration hyperbole

By Judith Browne-Dianis, Co-Director of Advancement Project, and Marielena Hincapié, Executive Director of National Immigration Law Center

Nationwide Suspension Rates at U.S. Schools (2011-12)

April 16, 2015

Nationwide Suspension Rates at U.S. Schools (2011-12)

The Civil Rights Project

Why Police Shootings Are a Federal Problem

April 15, 2015

Why Police Shootings Are a Federal Problem

By Judith Browne Dianis, Co-Director

ESEA Reauthorization: A Chance to Right a Wrong

April 15, 2015

ESEA Reauthorization: A Chance to Right a Wrong

By Judith Browne Dianis, Co-Director of Advancement Project, and Jitu Brown, National Coordinator for Journey for Justice Alliance

Beyond Bloody Sunday: The work left in Selma

April 07, 2015

Beyond Bloody Sunday: The work left in Selma

By Jadine Johnson, Staff Attorney

Lessons About Home, From Kendrick Lamar

April 02, 2015

Lessons About Home, From Kendrick Lamar

By Sean Flores, Program Associate

Senate GOP, stop the gamesmanship and confirm Loretta Lynch

March 24, 2015

Senate GOP, stop the gamesmanship and confirm Loretta Lynch

By Judith Browne Dianis, Co-Director

Why North Carolina is the New Selma

March 24, 2015

Why North Carolina is the New Selma

By Penda Hair, Co-Director

Why We Still Need to Fight: #Selma50

March 04, 2015

Why We Still Need to Fight: #Selma50

By Mitu Yilma, Communications Associate for Digital Media

Why We’re Marching: #HKonJ on February 14

February 11, 2015

Why We’re Marching: #HKonJ on February 14

By Mitu Yilma, Communications Associate for Digital Media

Yes Sister Friend: Why LGBTQ Young Women of Color and Allies Need Support

February 04, 2015

Yes Sister Friend: Why LGBTQ Young Women of Color and Allies Need Support

By Jumoke Balogun, Senior Communications Associate

The Precarious Position of Voting Rights

October 27, 2014

The Precarious Position of Voting Rights

By Penda D. Hair

Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Legacy

October 06, 2014

Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Legacy

By Mabinty Quarshie

Killing of John Crawford: Injustice for all

September 30, 2014

Killing of John Crawford: Injustice for all

By Jesse Williams

Happy National Voter Registration Day!

September 22, 2014

Happy National Voter Registration Day!

By Victoria Wenger

Lessons in Racial Justice: How We Are Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline in Denver

September 15, 2014

Lessons in Racial Justice: How We Are Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline in Denver

By Ricardo Martinez, Co-Director of Advancement Project's Denver-based partner, Padres & Jovenes Unidos

This football season, let’s wipe the R-word from our vocabulary

September 08, 2014

This football season, let’s wipe the R-word from our vocabulary

By Penda Hair

From Emmett Till to Michael Brown, a story as old as America itself

September 03, 2014

From Emmett Till to Michael Brown, a story as old as America itself

By Gov. Ted Strickland and Judith Browne Dianis

Beyond Respectability: Justice for Michael Brown

September 03, 2014

Beyond Respectability: Justice for Michael Brown

By Thena Robinson-Mock, Esq.

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