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A Post-Racial America? Not Quite Yet.

By Elizabeth Beresford, ACLU at 5:10pm
In a recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, Ward Connerly, a long-time foe of affirmative action, repeats his call for the end of race conscious decision making. Connerly points to the race of the president and other elected officials throughout the country as “evidence” that the United States has achieved a color-blind society. He effectively pronounces discrimination and inequality dead.
Report From Alabama: Ferrying Panicked Families, and Fighting Racial Profiling at Schools

Report From Alabama: Ferrying Panicked Families, and Fighting Racial Profiling at Schools

By Elizabeth Beresford, ACLU at 2:48pm

A photo essay about those affected by the enactment of H.B. 56, the harshest anti-immigrant law in the nation.

The Good Wife Tackles Destructive Immigration Enforcement Policies

By Elizabeth Beresford, ACLU at 5:09pm

In last week’s episode of the television drama The Good Wife, the devastating effects of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Secure Communities program took center stage. Actress America Ferrara guest starred as Natalie Flores, a…

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