ACLU

ACLU Raises 24 Million To Fight Donald Trump’s #MuslimBan

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Since Donald Trump signed an executive order Saturday that bans immigrants from seven predominately Muslim countries, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has raised over $20 million. According to Anthony Romero, the executive director of the civil liberties group, not only did they raise that...

ACLU Petitions NY State Senate To Pass Diversity Bill For TV Writers And Directors

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The American Civil Liberties Union is calling on legislators in New York to pass a bill that would make the state the first to grant financial incentives to television shows that hire women and minority writers and directors. The bill would allocate $5 million of...

2 ACLU Lawyers Said They Were Kicked Out of a Bar For Being Black

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  Attorneys Abre’ Conner and Novella Coleman, attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union, thought they were in for a night of drinks and karaoke a The Bring, a Fresno, California bar, but say they were kicked out because they were black. “But before our song was called, a bar...

ACLU Calls for Federal Investigation Into Gender Discrimination in Hollywood

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“Women directors aren’t working on an even playing field and aren’t getting a fair opportunity to succeed. Gender discrimination is illegal. And really Hollywood doesn’t get this free pass when it comes to civil rights and gender discrimination.” — Melissa Goodman of the ACLU of Southern...

If You Thought NYC Had An Issue With Stop & Frisk, Newark, NJ Has An Even Bigger Issue

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Newark, NJ is aiming to take New York City’s reputation away as the Stop & Frisk capital. In a recent report released by the American Civil Liberties Union of NJ, it’s revealed that stop and frisk is   more than 10 times as common in Newark...

Wisconsin Middle School Segregates Sexes Because ‘Girls Hear Better’ & ‘Boys Are Messy’

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The ACLU has asked federal authorities to investigate a middle school in Wisconsin for segregating classes and promoting gender inequality. Somerset Middle School, is a public school, that uses different teaching methods for boys and girls, most of whom are separated into single-sex home rooms, in core...