Racial Justice

From the landmark Sheff v. O’Neill case seeking equal educational opportunities and racial desegregation in our schools to the fight against racial profiling and discriminatory drug laws, the ACLU of Connecticut stands for the equal treatment of all people.

Connecticut is the lone success story among states in the Northeast, bucking a national trend toward more racially segregated schools, a new report from the Civil Rights Project at UCLA found.

Connecticut schools are becoming more integrated in contrast to a regional trend that is actually seeing more racial segregation, according to a new report from the Civil Rights Project at UCLA.

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The ACLU of Connecticut called for concrete steps to be taken following a bombshell report that confirmed racial bias in traffic stops.

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The number of African-American and Hispanic people incarcerated in Connecticut is falling, which is helping to cut the terrible racial disparities in state prisons.

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The questioning of a former Major League Baseball player in Hartford, by a police officer out of his jurisdiction, shows that state rules need to be reinforced. Last March, Doug Glanville, was shoveling snow from the driveway of his Hartford home when a police officer from another jurisdiction questioned him. He chronicled his experience in […]

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