A student and teacher who are fighting against classroom censorship share their stories.
“The United States, the richest country on earth, has more poverty than any other advanced democracy. Why?” That’s the question that underscores Pulitzer Prize-winning sociologist Matthew...
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ACLU affiliates are challenging discriminatory discipline policies, censorship efforts, and the use of force in schools across the country.
By Ricardo Mimbela, Harold Jordan
Idaho’s No Public Funds for Abortion Act effectively strips professors of their First Amendment right to academic speech. We’re suing.
By Elizabeth Gyori
The D.C. Crisis Response Coalition is leading the charge to protect community members who need support during mental health crises.
By Natacia Knapper, West Resendes
Meet Mary Wood, a Teacher Resisting Censorship
As censorship and harassment spread across South Carolina, teachers are finding allies in their communities.
By Paul Bowers
How Artificial Intelligence Might Prevent You From Getting Hired
AI-based tools are used throughout hiring processes, increasing the odds of discrimination in the workplace.
By Olga Akselrod, Cody Venzke
Hotel Accessibility Reaches the Supreme Court
When a hotel fails to provide accessibility features on its website, prospective guests with disabilities can’t know if it is safe and usable....
By Lucy Trieshmann
Visualizing the Racial Wealth Gap
From homeownership to income, systemic inequities perpetuate disparities in wealth.
By Ricardo Mimbela, Katie Duarte
Racism by Design: The Building of Interstate 81
The United States' interstate highway system is structural racism in action: an intentional government program that damaged Black lives and...
By Jay A. Fernandez
The Authoritarian Agenda Behind the Scheme to Attack Democracy and Abortion in Ohio
More than 3 million voters rejected an attempt to weaken their power, but our work is far from over.
By Deirdre Schifeling
Don't Let the Math Distract You: Together, We Can Fight Algorithmic Injustice
Why civil rights advocates should be involved in policy conversations about automated decision-making.
By Marissa Gerchick, Brandon Buskey, Aaron Horowitz, Malika Mohan, Suresh Venkatasubramanian, Kweku Kwegyir-Aggrey
Unchecked Growth: Private Prison Corporations and Immigration Detention, Three Years Into the Biden Administration
In July, more than 90 percent of the average 30,000 people held daily in ICE detention were housed in private facilities, as private corporation...
By Eunice Cho
The Deadly and Tragic Costs of Pretrial Detention
Local officials must take action to prevent more deaths in Fulton County, Georgia's jails.
By Andrea Woods, Benjamin Lynde
Arkansas Wants to Unconstitutionally “Card” People Before They Use Social Media
The state’s Social Media Safety Act stifles freedom of expression online and violates the First Amendment.
By Vera Eidelman, Laura Moraff