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Spy Plane Resumes Flights Over Baltimore Amid COVID-19

The expensive aerial surveillance program won’t help heavily disinvested Baltimore, say Ceasefire co-founder Erricka Bridgeford and author Brandon Soderberg. The post Spy Plane Resumes Flights…

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What’s Being Done To Prevent Deaths in Detention Centers, Prisons?

Eddie Conway talks to ACLU Maryland attorney Sonia Kumar, Never Again Action organizer Hallie Berkson-Gold, and ICE Free New Jersey activist Jorge Torres. The post…

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Growing Calls to End ICE Raids During the Coronavirus Pandemic

ACLU of Maryland staff attorney says closing immigration courts is a good first step, but warns prisoners and detainees remain at risk during the coronavirus…

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Israeli Security Tech on US-Mexican Border Threatens Nation’s Civil Liberties 

The ACLU’s Jay Stanley says that the Border Patrol’s repurposing of surveillance technology and drones could open doors that put our liberty and privacy at…

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Posted in #Racism #TheRealNews ACLU Cassandra Stubbs Death Penalty death row Jacqueline Luqman jury selection lynching north carolina prison prosecutors racial bias Racial Justice Act Supreme Court

North Carolina Supreme Court Begins Case on Racial Bias in Jury Selection

The North Carolina Supreme Court is hearing a case to decide if racial bias will be allowed to continue in jury selection, or if the…

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Tawanda Jones Leads Rally on the Sixth Anniversary of Tyrone West’s Death 

On the sixth anniversary of her brother, Tyrone West’s death at the hands of police, Tawanda Jones leads a rally at the site of where…

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Trump Bans Asylum Seekers at the Border in Violation of National and International Law 

Litigator Angelo Guisado says Trump’s tactics are proto-fascist, and stopping asylum seekers in transit through other countries violates standing U.S. law and international treaties The…

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Six Children Have Died While in ICE Custody – Why?

Undocumented immigrants seeking asylum are being separated from their children and detained in prison camps as more restrictive racist policies are being imposed by Trump….

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“We Can’t Be the Best Students if We’re Not Put in the Proper Environment”

Students, parents, and the ACLU and NAACP-LDF are suing Maryland for under-funding Baltimore’s majority black school district The post “We Can’t Be the Best Students…

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Baltimore Is Slaughtering Black Children

In the aftermath of a shooting at Frederick Douglass High School, teacher Daniel Parsons argues Baltimore is systematically failing its young people The post Baltimore…

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Parents, Civil Rights Groups Sue Maryland For Underfunding Public Schools

The State of Maryland is facing fresh allegations of failing to adequately fund Baltimore Schools, according to a brief jointly filed by parents, American Civil…

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