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June 14, 2021
The Black Freedom Struggle Continues This year, our 55th, and henceforth, the Center for Constitutional Rights will formally observe Juneteenth as a paid holiday for all staff. Long celebrated in many Black communities, the first Juneteenth immortalized June 19, 1865, the day on which the last enslaved Africans in Galveston, Texas, were formally emancipated, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. Officially, emancipation would not be fully realized until December 18 of the same year with the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment and the release of enslaved people from...
February 8, 2021
To honor black history is to celebrate black futures. In our weekly call to action, we will highlight different partners and organizations who are doing movement work today to create a better...
February 5, 2021
In the wake of the 2020 uprisings following the murders of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and countless other Black and brown people whose lives have been cut short by police violence, conversations...
February 1, 2021
In our weekly call to action, we will highlight different partners and organizations who are doing movement work today to create a better tomorrow. We invite you all to continue to educate yourselves...
January 11, 2021
This is Sharqawi Al Hajj, a 47-year-old man from Yemen. He has been detained in Guantánamo for 17 years without charge. Guantánamo opened 19 years ago today. Not pictured are his five siblings in...
December 17, 2020
On November 17, 2020, at 4:45 AM, five plain-clothes agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) climbed the side of a building in south Brooklyn and attempted to enter a second floor...
December 7, 2020
We're hiring! Legal Worker We’re hiring! The Center for Constitutional Rights is looking for a legal worker to provide administrative, programmatic, and paralegal assistance as part of case and...

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