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Making Black History, Building Black Futures
Lessons Learned from Our Classroom Censorship Win Against Florida’s Stop W.O.K.E. Act
Latest Press Releases
Veto Letter Sent to Gov. Reeves On HB 1125
The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi (ACLU of Mississippi) sent a letter to Governor Tate Reeves urging him to veto HB 1125, a bill that would ban medical treatment for transgender youth under...
House Bill 1020 Moves to Mississippi Senate
Tuesday night, the Mississippi House of Representatives passed House Bill 1020, a plan that increases policing, strips voting and political power away from the majority Black citizens of Jackson, and...
ACLU-MS Statement on HB 1020
HB 1020 is a move to take voting power, political power, and tax revenue away from the majority Black citizens of Jackson.
LGBTQ Justice Project
For a list of outrageous reasons, legal representation is often difficult for LGBTQ Mississippians to obtain. It is our goal to equip law offices statewide with tools that will cater to this oftentimes vulnerable community.
In the courts
Parents for Public Schools v. Mississippi Dept. of Finance and Administration
The suit, filed in the Chancery Court of Hinds County, Mississippi, argues that the Mississippi Legislature violated Section 208 of the State Constitution by appropriating $10 million to private schools. The State Constitution requires that taxpayer money must be spent only on public “free schools.”