Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: aclu

California Church Sues After It Says It...

A church in Fresno, California, says it was removed as a polling place over "Black Lives Matter" banners displayed on its property. Now it's...

ACLU Threatens Legal Action Against Pennsylvania School...

The ACLU of Pennsylvania is threatening to take a school district to court over the creation of a Black Student Union at a local...

Michigan ACLU Files Complaint Against Local School...

The American Civil Liberties Union in Michigan has taken aim at a school district in Paw Paw, Michigan, over numerous incidents of racial discrimination. ACLU attorney...

Marine Corps Base in 1970s Had Open...

A new serial podcast dives into the story of an openly operated Ku Klux Klan chapter that existed on a San Diego, Calif., Marine...

Test Proves Amazon’s Facial Recognition System Is...

Amazon's facial recognition tool mistakenly matched the faces of 28 members of Congress with criminals in mugshots and disproportionately misidentified people of color, a...

Milwaukee Activists Hopeful After Reaching Settlement to...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Community leaders working against disparities in the criminal justice system are greeting the settlement agreement in the ACLU's stop-and-frisk lawsuit against...

‘I’ve Never Been So Humiliated’: D.C. Man...

A man in Washington, D.C. is suing after an intrusive stop-and-frisk in which an officer probed his anus and grabbed his genitals during what...

Milwaukee to Pay $3.4M For Willfully Targeting...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee agreed Tuesday to pay $3.4 million to settle a lawsuit alleging its police department spent years targeting black and Latino...

Supreme Court Upholds Trump’s Travel Ban, Advocates...

DETROIT (AP) — Maryam Bahramipanah is torn between staying with her husband, who came to Michigan from their native Iran, and returning home to...

Mother Speaks Out On Daughter’s Racist Rant,...

  After former Alpha Phi member Harley Barber was expelled by the University of Alabama, her mother is slamming the behavior. Barber went viral after...

ACLU Demands Benefits for Children Impacted by...

WNEM TV 5   Amid Flint's ongoing water crisis, the American Civil Liberties Union is fighting to secure the health and educational needs of students...

New Arkansas Bill Requires Women to Seek...

Women's access to abortion services has been kicked even further out of reach thanks to a new Arkansas bill forcing women to notify and...

ACLU Lawsuit: Wealthy White County Uses Police...

A Mississippi sheriff, his deputies and other county officials are responsible for ensuring Black and white residents stay segregated through the use of checkpoints, a...

Civil Liberties Lawyers Criticize Ruling That Restricts...

Civil liberties advocates have reacted angrily to a legal ruling that puts restrictions on citizens filming the police. According to The Huffington Post, U.S. District...

California Law Enforcement Push Back Against New...

The winds of criminal justice and policing reform are blowing, as California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) just signed a law sponsored by state Assemblywoman...

While Former Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Is...

Former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson, whose shooting of Michael Brown sparked national protests, seems to have escaped criminal charges, but the same...

TSA Agrees to Stop Singling Out Black...

Black women have been stereotyped as many things when they flaunt natural hairstyles—rebels, hippies, unprofessional. Recently Transportation Security Administration agents caught a glaring eye...

Move to Restore Voting Rights to Former...

With the introduction yesterday of a new bill in Congress that would restore voting rights in federal elections to nearly 4.4 million former convicts, many...

[Update: Charges Dismissed] Black Culture Goes on...

When San Diego prosecutors step into a California courtroom today, in the eyes of many they will be putting aspects of Black culture on trial...

U.S. Won’t Allow UN Torture Investigator Inside...

In a stunning display of geopolitical hypocrisy, the United States won't allow the United Nations special investigator on torture to inspect prisons in the U.S. or interview...

Did St. Louis Prosecutor Lie About the...

Lending significant credence to the contention that St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch mishandled the Darren Wilson grand jury, a member of the jury has...