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Press Releases

9.26.2014 Civil Rights Group Will Pursue All Options to Ensure Access to the Ballot Box in Wisconsin

9.25.2014 NC NAACP Argues Before Federal Appeals Court that Voter Suppression Law Will Block Ballot Access

9.25.2014 Advancement Project Honors the Legacy of Attorney General Eric Holder

9.17.2014 Advancement Project, ACLU File for a Rehearing in Wisconsin Voter ID Case

9.15.2014 Advancement Project Remembers the Victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

9.12.2014 Appeals Court Decision to Allow Wisconsin Voter ID Law in November Elections Deeply Troubling, Undermines Democracy

8.21.2014 North Carolina NAACP to Appeal Federal Judge’s Ruling in Battle Over State’s Voter Suppression Law

8.20.2014 Not One More: It’s Time to End America’s Decades-Long Legacy of Killing Black Men and Boys

7.31.2014 Statement: Wisconsin Supreme Court Ruling on Voter ID Undermines Fundamental Right to Vote

7.30.2014 Statement on U.S. Department of Justice Filing Amicus Brief in Wisconsin Voter ID Case

7.11.2014 NC NAACP Legal Team Presents Evidence That the Struggle for Voting Rights Is Not A Relic of the Past

7.9.2014 Day 2 of North Carolina Hearing Reveals Discriminatory Intent, Effect of Voting Law

7.8.2014 Hearing to Challenge North Carolina’s Voter Suppression Law Starts with Compelling Testimonies

7.7.2014 North Carolina NAACP and Others Challenge State’s Voter Suppression Law in Federal Court

7.2.2014 Advancement Project Recognizes the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

6.3.2014 Wisconsin Officials Vehemently Defend Discriminatory Voting Law

6.2.2014 New Video Highlights Need to Return to Common Sense Discipline

5.16.2014 Advancement Project Recognizes the Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

5.15.2014 Advancement Project Applauds DOE’s Guidance for Charter Schools

5.13.2014 Civil Rights and Education Justice Groups File Title VI Complaints in Chicago, New Orleans and Newark

5.08.2014 Governor Declines to Appeal Loss In PA Voter ID Lawsuit

4.29.2014 Judge Affirms Commitment to Democracy, Strikes Down Wisconsin Voter ID Law

4.18.2014 Advancement Project Applauds Virginia Governor for Expanding Voting Rights Restoration

4.02.2014 Florida Purge Program Was Illegal, Rules Federal Court 

3.28.2014 Federal Magistrate Declares North Carolina Legislators Do Not Have Blanket Immunity To Conceal Information Pertaining To Voter Suppression Measure Which Stands To Block Millions From The Polls 

3.27.2014 After Criticism from Organizations, Florida Secretary of State Temporarily Abandons Voter Purge

3.21.2014 To Be Successful In School, All Children Deserve A Head Start, Not A Head Start To The Juvenile Justice System

3.20.2014 New Restorative Justice Toolkit May Help Reduce Disparities In School Disciplinary Policies 

3.20.2014 Coalition of Organizations Support New Bills to Comprehensively Protect Right to Vote in Florida

3.13.2014 Research Collaborative Identifies Promising Initiatives to Address Discipline Gaps by Race, Gender, Disability, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

3.7.2014 Advancement Project Recognizes Anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday' and the Voting Rights Movement

3.5.2014 Civil Rights Group Condemns Senate Vote Blocking Debo Adegbile’s DOJ Confirmation

2.27.2014 Civil Rights Group Encouraged by Obama Administration’s Commitment to Addressing Racial Inequality

2.25.2014 Civil Rights Group Urges Wisconsin Lawmakers To Abandon  Engine Of Discrimination, Repeal Voter Id Law

2.21.2014 Ohio Legislature Passes Supersized Voter Suppression Bills

2.16.2014 Failure to Convict Michael Dunn of First Degree Murder a Travesty; Must be Rectified in Second Trial 

2.11.2014 Professor Spencer Overton Is The Right Choice To Lead Joint Center

2.10.2014 Eyes Of A Nation Should Steadfastly Focus On Jordan Davis Murder Trial

1.23.2014 Groups Urging DOJ To Dismantle School-To-Prison Pipeline In Wake County Public School System

1.20.2014 Advancement Project Celebrates Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

1.17.2014 Democracy Prevails in Pennsylvania Voter ID Trial

1.16.2014 Voting Rights Act Amendment a Significant Step; Concerns Remain

1.8.2014 Civil Rights and Community Groups Applaud DOJ/DOE Race and School Discipline Guidance for Schools 

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