If you weren't able to catch the Senate hearing on racial profiling live. Watch it here on CSPAN!
Support the End Racial Profiling Act? Tweet the judiciary committees in both houses of Congress during National End Racial Profiling Advocacy Week and ask them to support the End Racial Profiling Act. It is truly time to take action on racial profiling. Sample tweets and twitter handles are below.
At the start of National End Racial Profiling Advocacy Week ACLU Exeuctive Director Anthony Romero blogs about the various communities impacted by racial profiling and the need for federal legislation to ban the practice. Romero will testify about racial profiling tomorrow morning before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Consitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. The hearing gets underway at 10 am.
Margaret Huang, executive director of Rights Working Group, will appear live on-air at 10 a.m. EST, Monday, April 16th, on the Diane Rehm show to talk about racial profiling and the End Racial Profiling Act.
The show will provide a great opportunity to talk about racial profiling and the need for federal action and leadership on racial profiling at the start of National End Racial Profiling Advocacy Week.
We are currently in Alabama with the We Belong Together delegation of activists and thought leaders who are working to protect and promote the rights of immigrant women. Read more about our trip here and a statement from the ground below:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Keith Rushing, Communications Manager, krushing@Rightsworkinggroup.org, (p) 202.591.3305, (c) 202.557.4291; Tammy Besherse, Staff Attorney, South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center, (803) 779-1113 x103, email@example.com; Scott Westbrook Simpson, press secretary, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, (202) 466-2061,
Imagine this scenario: you feel safer staying with your abusive husband than you do calling the cops to report him.
For many immigrant women in Alabama and elsewhere, that scenario is reality. The escalating “war on women” has —- rightly —- sparked broad outrage and urgent action to protect human rights in the United States.