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Newswire : Nine Civil Rights organizations led by Lawyers’ Committee For Civil Rights Under Law file Amicus Brief In SCOTUS case regarding discrimination In public accommodations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A broad coalition of civil rights organizations led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed an amicus curiae or “friend of the court” brief Monday for the upcoming U.S. 817 more words

1000 Little Memories: Here's My Jimmy Breslin Story

Here’s my Jimmy Breslin story:

I was working at the Center for Constitutional Rights on a campaign to stop the price gouging of collect calls from prisoners and I was pitching every single columnist in New York City to cover our story. 214 more words

Navel Gazing

A Crackdown On Our Right To Stand Up

Note: Minnesota is one of the states where legislation is proposed. A demonstration called for tomorrow (Thursday, February 16) at the capitol in St. Paul at 4 pm (4 to 5:30 pm). 1,704 more words

Activism

NYPD accountability? Part 2

By Amy Myers

Five years ago last week NYPD officer Richard Haste killed 18-year-old Ramarley Graham in his Bronx home. The five-day departmental trial of Officer Haste wrapped up on the 23rd of January, and the presiding departmental judge is expected to give her recommendation to NYPD Commissioner O’Neill by 3rd February. 1,179 more words

What I did on Inauguration Day

By Amy Myers

It’s difficult not to feel like the whole world has gone to hell over the last two weeks. I feel deeply affected by the inauguration and the terrible executive orders signed by Trump over the last week. 727 more words

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CPI radica solicitudes de información sobre la JCF ante agencias federales

Por Centro de Periodismo Investigativo*

San Juan. El Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI) radicó este viernes solicitudes de información sobre la Junta de Control Fiscal, amparadas en la ley federal conocida como Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), ante… 627 more words

NYPD accountability?

By Amy Myers

On Thursday 15th December I went into the belly of the beast, the internal police accountability court at 1 Police Plaza in Manhattan. 546 more words

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