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The president is stacking the courts with right-leaning extremists who will languish on the bench for decades, doing their best to strip marginalized people of their civil rights. This should alarm you.
Black women may continue to be discriminated against even though having traditionally Black hairstyles has no bearing on a person’s fitness for a particular job.
The "Protect and Serve Act" would serve to further criminalize already overpoliced communities.
They don't worship Satan, despite what you might have read. But they do believe in bodily autonomy. And the Constitution.
The rule outlaws intentional racial discrimination, of course; such a thing is already unconstitutional. But it also outlaws peremptory challenges based on “implicit, institutional, and unconscious” race and ethnic biases.
The prosecution labeled the white prospective jurors as “W” and the Black prospective jurors as “N” and singled out the Black prospective jurors by marking dots in the margins next to their names.
Ultimately, a Kobach loss could halt the domino effect of other states passing similar laws designed to undercut the right to vote.
White supremacy and misogyny are a rot in the Trump administration, and that rot is spreading.
The due process and equal protection clauses in the Fifth and 14th Amendments apply to "persons." Not "citizens." Not "Americans." Not "people we like."
In which Angry Black Lady and the longtime ACLU lawyer talk about what the U.S. Supreme Court has gotten so, so wrong and so, so right.
Given how the franchise made a remixed mess of a 2013 Trayvon Martin-inspired episode, I'm not counting on its producers to get it right.