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.
Our spring newsletter hit mailboxes in mid-May, sharing the latest on our work to protect and advance Nebraskans' civil rights and civil liberties.
Ruby Méndez López is the Nebraska artist behind the powerful image accompanying our petition that more than 1,000 Nebraskans have now signed, calling for increased protection for essential workers.
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.
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.
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.