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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.

Understanding the Media’s Complicity in the Killings of Black Men and Boys

August 26, 2014

Understanding the Media’s Complicity in the Killings of Black Men and Boys

By Jennifer Farmer

How to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline

August 06, 2014

How to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline

By Judith Browne Dianis

50 Years After Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner Were Found, We Work To Honor Their Legacy

August 06, 2014

50 Years After Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner Were Found, We Work To Honor Their Legacy

By Malaya Davis and Scott Roberts

Eric Garner was killed by more than just a chokehold

August 06, 2014

Eric Garner was killed by more than just a chokehold

By Judith Browne Dianis

Will America Turn Its Back on Desperate Child Refugees?

August 01, 2014

Will America Turn Its Back on Desperate Child Refugees?

By Shuya Ohno

Latino Families Deserve a Much More Humanitarian Solution

July 31, 2014

Latino Families Deserve a Much More Humanitarian Solution

By Katherine Culliton González

Immigrants don’t need Obama’s sympathy — they need action

July 31, 2014

Immigrants don’t need Obama’s sympathy — they need action

By Katherine Culliton González

Florida Legislature Uses Battered Wife’s Story to Expand Deadly Stand Your Ground Law

July 14, 2014

Florida Legislature Uses Battered Wife’s Story to Expand Deadly Stand Your Ground Law

By Jennifer Farmer

Judith Browne Dianis on Our Ongoing Fight on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

July 01, 2014

Judith Browne Dianis on Our Ongoing Fight on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

By Danielle Belton

50 Years Later: The Fight Against Rolling Back the Civil Rights Act of 1964

July 01, 2014

50 Years Later: The Fight Against Rolling Back the Civil Rights Act of 1964

By Judith Browne Dianis

Summer of Freedom

June 24, 2014

Summer of Freedom

By Danielle Belton

Advancement Project Receives CANY’s 2014 Organizational Support Award

May 02, 2014

Advancement Project Receives CANY’s 2014 Organizational Support Award

By Jason Sinocruz

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