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Illustrated Explainer: End Racial Profiling and Biased Policing Now

Law enforcement officers routinely stop people at their discretion. Black and Brown people experience discretionary stops at far higher rates than white people, despite being less likely to have contraband. Everyone deserves to live and thrive in communities free from racial profiling

April 26, 2021

CoreCivic’s Decades of Abuse: Otay Mesa Detention Center

Our country’s over-reliance on privatized, mass systems of incarceration is rightfully under scrutiny. In the context of immigration detention, advocates have long asserted that it is inhumane to use prison-like facilities to lock up people who are pursuing lawful avenues to remain in the United Sta

April 21, 2021

A Moment of Reckoning

Our nation is caught in the throes of two lethal pandemics. One is a highly infectious and tenacious novel coronavirus that has to date* caused more than 490,000 deaths in the United States and forced nearly 50 million people into temporary or permanent unemployment.

August 4, 2020

During COVID-19 Pandemic, the ACLU Remains Vigilant

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of millions of people around the world. It has been especially devastating for the most vulnerable in our society: people of color, people who are incarcerated and people who have no home where they can shelter in place.

May 21, 2020