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Archives: Hate Crimes

We must smash white supremacy. Together.

Yesterday, the President of the United States defended white supremacy and virulent racism on national television. He derided the journalists...

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Rise Up!

“Perseverance in almost any plan is better than fickleness and fluctuation”—Alexander Hamilton When we adopted our NCLR tag line—”The audacity...

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We will fight on

By a slim margin, this nation has elected a demagogue who trafficked in bigotry, stoked racist hatred and normalized misogyny....

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Harnessing Our Outrage

“…Later that night I held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where...

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Beyond Equality: Combating Violence Against Trans Women of Color

On July 30th, a 15-year old trans girl was stabbed on a metro platform in Washington, D.C. Though it has...

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Overcoming Injustice: CeCe McDonald and Our Culture of Violence

This week, CeCe McDonald was released early after being unjustly sentenced to forty-one months in prison in May 2012 after...

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Human Rights Ordinances in Florida Municipalities

A chart outlining the municipalities in Florida that have Human Rights Ordinances and the extent of their coverage. Download PDF

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Case: In re Angelica

Angelica was born in Mexico City to a family that raised her with the expectation that she would get married and have children. After a young gay man from the neighborhood was viciously murdered, Angelica fled to the U.S. Eventually, she found her way to a shelter where she got in touch with NCLR, the Women’s Building, and Instituto Familiar de la Raza. With NCLR’s help, she filed for asylum and it was granted in September 2008.

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