Attn: Florida Legislature: Immigrants Have Rights

Michelle Richardson, Director of Public Policy, ACLU of FloridaAs Tallahassee gears up for the 2016 legislative session, which starts on January 11, anti-immigrant bills...

Homeschooling Regulations by State

Homeschooling has been legal throughout the United States for about 25 years, but regulations vary dramatically by state. Only two states require background checks for parents who choose to homeschool, and just ten require parents to have a high school degree. Fewer than half require any kind of evaluation or testing of homeschooled children. Use the map below to compare how these regulations vary by state.

Riding4Rose: Benefit for Child-to-Parent Violence Awareness

By Tiffany KellyThere is something to be said about limits.  After today, the sky is the limit in the quest of one local organization...

Does Charleston Prove Certain Whites at War with Blacks in America

The murder of 9 Blacks in Charleston, SC is an indicator that race is a challenge in America, and violence is an answer for...

Civil rights organizations issue joint statement on S.C. church shooting

Washington, D.C. – The America Healing initiative of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, a collective of community-based leaders, civil rights advocates, academics and journalists from...

NAACP Seeks Protection

The head of Florida’s NAACP met with the Department of Law Enforcement and the FBI in the State Capitol last week seeking protection. ...
Lee Daniels

America’s True Crime Problem

It’s getting to be difficult to recall a week when, thanks to public exposure of videos, or tweets, text messages or emails, we’ve not...

Text of Judge Reeves’ Speech in Hate Crime Sentencing

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves, one of only two African- Americans to ever serve as a federal judge in Mississippi, read this speech to...

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