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    Faces of Racial Profiling: BCC's Wesley Morris Shares Experience with Racial Profiling

     In this latest installment of the Faces of Racial Profiling video series, Wesley Morris of the Beloved Community Center (BCC), a social justice organization, in Gre...[Read more]

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    Rights Working Group Applauds Court Decision Finding New York City's Stop-And-Frisk Policies Unconstitutional

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    Faces of Racial Profiling: BCC's Wesley Morris Shares Experience with Racial Profiling

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    In this latest installment of the Faces of Racial Profiling video series, Wesley Morris of the Beloved Community Center (BCC), a social justice organization, in Greensboro. N.C. reveals an experience with racial profiling involving the Greensboro Police Department (GPD).

    Civil Rights Groups Join Members of Congress to Urge Passage of Anti-Racial Profiling Legislation

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    July 30, 2013, Washington, D.C --  Today, numerous civil rights and human rights organizations joined members of Congress Tuesday to express full support for a bill that would prohibit racial profiling by federal law enforcement agencies.

    An Uncomfortable Silence: James Comey, the FBI, and Racial Profiling

    By Alissa Escarce, RWG Policy Associate

    On Thursday, July 18th, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to approve the nomination of James Comey as FBI director. The nomination will now be voted on by the entire Senate. Unlike other confirmations in recent memory Comey’s has advanced smoothly, and he is almost certain to be confirmed in the coming week.