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Remembering the Legacy of Rosa Parks

Remembering the Legacy of Rosa Parks

By Karyn Rotker, Race, Poverty, and Civil Liberties Attorney & Stacy Harbaugh, ACLU of Wisconsin at 10:25am
December 1 is the anniversary of the day in 1955 when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. Back then, racism was visible in signs that marked Jim Crow policies of segregation. We know that it took courageous organizers – like Rosa Parks, and thousands of others - and a national movement to shift our laws and policies toward racial justice.

GPS Tracking: Turning Science Fiction Into Reality

By Stacy Harbaugh, ACLU of Wisconsin at 12:52pm

As a fan of the The Wire, I can find lots of plot twists and exciting scenes that illustrate the basic constitutional balance between the rights of individuals and the power of law enforcement. The Wire portrays police who follow the rules and…

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