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My Black Son Was Sent Home From First Grade Because of His Natural Hair

My 6-year-old was turned away from his school for the offense of wearing locs.

By Clinton Stanley
November 29, 2018

We’re Suing the CIA to Find the Body of a Torture Victim

The U.S. government’s obsessive secrecy has deprived a man’s family of basic dignity and closure.

By Dror Ladin
November 29, 2018

ACLU Seeks Secret Ruling That Stopped Feds From Hacking Facebook Messenger

A court decision with the potential to affect the privacy rights of millions of people should be public.

By Kara Brandeisky and Kristin Mulvey, NYU Law School Technology Law & Policy Clinic
November 28, 2018

Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Military Enlistment Policy

Last year, the Pentagon implemented a background investigation process that effectively banned green card holders from serving in the military.

By Sameer Ahmed, Imaan Patel
November 21, 2018

Boston Police Has a Secret Point System That Turns Normal Teenage Behavior Into Gang Membership

The department arbitrarily labels immigrant teenagers as gang members and helps the federal government deport them.

By Mary Holper, Claire Valentin
November 21, 2018

Anti-Choice Politicians Are Taking Direct Aim at Roe v. Wade

Ohio is trying to ban abortion, and it won’t be the last state to do so.

By Brigitte Amiri
November 19, 2018

ICE Is Targeting Activists in Vermont. And the State’s DMV Has Been Helping Them.

ICE partnered with the Vermont DMV to target farmworker rights' activists for political repression.

By Ashoka Mukpo
November 16, 2018

The White House Unleashes More Attacks on Reproductive Health Care

The White House released rules this week attacking insurance coverage for abortion and birth control.

By Georgeanne M. Usova
November 9, 2018

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