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In response to claims of sustained racial abuse against the two percent of black students who attend the Visalia Unified School District, the ACLU of Northern California has filed a discrimination complaint against the district in court.

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The American Civil Liberties Union‏ have announced that they are suing the city of San Francisco for specifically targeting Black people for arrest and prosecution.

The post ACLU sues the city of San Francisco for targeting Black people to arrest and prosecute appeared first on theGrio.

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Did you know that there are towns in this country that penalize people—even victims of crimes—if they call 911 too many times?

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Amazon’s facial recognition tool mistakenly matched the faces of 28 members of Congress with criminals […]

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Community leaders working against disparities in the criminal justice system are greeting […]

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee agreed Tuesday to pay $3.4 million to settle a lawsuit alleging […]

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The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated at the border with their parents in more than half of the cases.

The post ACLU: Less than half of child reunions will meet deadline appeared first on theGrio.

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The state of Mississippi has "abandoned its responsibility to provide basic needs" to inmates at a privately run prison that is excessively violent and fails to provide proper medical care, an attorney for the prisoners said Monday.

The post Mississippi prison comes under fire during federal trial appeared first on theGrio.

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WNEM TV 5   Amid Flint’s ongoing water crisis, the American Civil Liberties Union is […]

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Civil liberties advocates have reacted angrily to a legal ruling that puts restrictions on citizens […]

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theGRIO REPORT - A new report commissioned by the ACLU finds that many Pennsylvania residents who would not have the proper identification to vote in the general election are unaware that they could be turned away at the polls...

The post ACLU: Over 1 million Pennsylvanians think they have proper voter ID, but they don't appeared first on theGrio.

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CONNECTICUT - The mayor of Bridgeport is calling for a crackdown on illegal guns after three people were murdered in three days in his city...

The post Murder victim's mom calls for an end to violence appeared first on theGrio.

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ATLANTA (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union will help the Ku Klux Klan in its bid to join Georgia's highway cleanup program as a legal fight looms...

The post ACLU to represent KKK in Ga. litter program fight appeared first on theGrio.

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