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Fighting Racism in Nebraska

Racism and anti-Blackness harm people of color every day. We see racism’s impact through clear acts of hate and violence. We see it underlying policies and practices throughout public life. Racism is institutional.

June 2, 2020

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Our spring newsletter hit mailboxes in mid-May, sharing the latest on our work to protect and advance Nebraskans' civil rights and civil liberties.

May 25, 2020

Making Grand Jury Reports More Accessible

In the last decade, a national conversation has been taking place regarding people being killed in police custody.  Many individuals and organizations, including Black Lives Matter, the ACLU, and others, have urged a hard look at policing and related policies nationwide.

April 1, 2020

Nebraskans Rally When Time Gets Tough

Unprecedented; it's a word we've heard a lot lately. Major Nebraska events are being canceled or postponed. Schools and businesses are closing. Many of us who are fortunate enough to work from home are doing so.

March 19, 2020

Local Journalism Keeps Shining

Sunshine Week is a nationwide celebration of access to public information and what it means for our communities. Government works better when people know how decisions are made and tax dollars are spent.

March 16, 2020