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The Insular Cases are part of a brutal and imperialist legacy that perpetuates the unequal treatment of residents in US territories to this day. It’s long past time for Congress to condemn these cases, and to push for them to be struck down for good.

The Insular Cases, decided between 1901 and 1922, affect residents of Puerto Rico, Guam, and other US territories, the majority of whom are Indigenous and people of color. The rulings use racist assumptions to justify the denial of core constitutional protections.

Death qualification is discriminatory and disrupts our right to a fair, representative jury. It needs to end.

If the Biden administration thinks they can simply substitute Title 42 for a different unlawful Trump-era transit ban on asylum seekers, they're sorely mistaken — and we'll see them in court if they try.

School dress codes often enforce rigid gender norms and racist stereotypes — and Black students especially face the harshest penalties. We have the right to express ourselves through our hair and our clothes.

"My son just wants to look in the mirror and see the person that he is on the inside staring back at him so he can go about his day." Trans youth shouldn't have to fight so hard just to live.

It's the perfect time of year to grab some hot chocolate and cozy up with a good banned book. If you need some recommendations, we've got your covered.☕📚

Politicians don't get to ban speech just because they disagree with it — and a federal court agrees. We'll keep fighting across the nation for our right to read and learn.

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‼️ KNOW YOUR RIGHTS WHILE PROTESTING: A THREAD ‼️

BREAKING: Derek Chauvin has been convicted of the murder of George Floyd. For the first time in Minnesota state history, a white police officer has been held accountable for killing a Black man.

VICTORY: The Supreme Court ruled that DACA recipients can continue to live and work in the United States without the daily fear of deportation.

Reminder: The consequences of family separation will far out-last this administration. Watch one family's reunion after months of separation. #FamiliesBelongTogether 

BREAKING: The Department of Labor just proposed a rule that aims to let government contractors fire workers who are LGBTQ, or who are pregnant and unmarried, based on the employers’ religious views. This is taxpayer-funded discrimination in the name of religion. Period.

3 million students attend schools with cops, but no nurses.

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BREAKING: Tonight the Trump administration filed documents that don’t dispute the recent report that there may have been thousands more separated kids. They’re arguing it would take too long to figure out where those kids are because they have no tracking system.

? USPS is the only mail carrier in which our privacy is constitutionally guaranteed.

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