Last week, the Supreme Court released a decision that it was unlawful to discriminate in the workplace on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Upon waking up in the morning and reading this decision, feelings of joy and relief washed over me like a tsunami, nearly knocking me brea
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.