Racial Equality

NAACP, NYU Civil Rights Clinic, and Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Urge Cities Across the United States to Abandon Unlawful, Racially Discriminatory Crime-Free Housing Ordinances

April 16, 2021 – The NAACP, the Civil Rights Clinic at New York University School of Law, and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law today began calling on cities around the country to repeal their racially discriminatory crime-free …

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CAIR Urges Elected Officials and Media to Mark Start of Islamic Holy Month of Ramadan

(Washington, D.C., 4/9/21) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today encouraged elected officials and news media to mark the upcoming month long fast or Ramadan (rom-a-don), which begins on or …

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CAIR Calls on Microsoft, Sony, Valve to Drop ‘Arab Murder Simulator’ Video Game Six Days in Fallujah

(WASHINGTON, D.C, 4/7/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on major console companies, including Microsoft (X Box) and Sony (PlayStation) and Valve not to host or digitally distribute the soon-to-be-released video …

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Ten New Members of Congress Seek to Join Federal Lawsuit to Hold Trump and Giuliani Responsible for Inciting Capitol Riot

New Allegations Reveal Two Members Contracted COVID, Others Contemplated “Go Bags,” Burial Locations and Estate Planning  Filed by NAACP and Civil Rights Law Firm Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, Lawsuit Also Names Proud Boys and Oath Keepers   WASHINGTON D.C—Ten …

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NAACP President and CEO, Derrick Johnson, Releases the Following Statement on the Passing of Congressman Alcee Hastings

Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP released the following statement on the passing of Congressman Alcee Hastings: “We are saddened by the loss of Congressman Alcee Hastings. His tremendous crusade against racial injustice as a civil rights lawyer …

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