American Civil Liberties Union Supports Statement On Nationwide Prison Strike

Men and women incarcerated in prisons across the country declared a nationwide strike today to draw attention and demand changes to the conditions they face in the prison system. Continue Reading →

“Who We Are, A Chronicle Of Racism In America” From Harlem To Hollywood

In partnership with Culture Project, Liberated People, and Off Center Productions, Jeffery Robinson, Deputy Legal Director and the Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Trone Center for Justice and Equality…

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Concern From Harlem To Hollywood, As ACLU Makes Statement On Arrests At Philadelphia Starbucks

In a statement released today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania condemned the actions of the Starbucks employee and the Philadelphia police officers that resulted in the arrest of two African-American men on Thursday who were waiting to meet a business acquaintance, then held for hours before being released without charge. Continue Reading →

Washington DC: Civil Rights Groups Call For Congressional Action On Fatal Police Shootings

The American Civil Liberties Union, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (LDF), called on Congress today to take action in response to the national crisis of fatal police shootings. Continue Reading →

The Future Of Women’s Equality Must Learn From Its Flawed History

By Erin Vilardi, CEO and Founder, VoteRunLead

Today we celebrate Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that was passed by Congress June 4, 1919 and ratified in August 1920, granting the right to vote to women. Continue Reading →

Report Makes Case For Hiring Formerly Incarcerated People From Harlem To Hollis

The American Civil Liberties Union and its Trone Private Sector and Education Advisory Council today released an investigation into the successes of corporate policies geared to giving formerly incarcerated Americans a fair chance at re-entry. Continue Reading →

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