Janai Nelson

NAACP Legal Defense Fund

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Janai Nelson is Associate Director-Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

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Three major appointments we announced this morning by the Trump transition team: Alabama Senator and hardliner Jeff Sessions for Attorney General; Kansas Republican Congressman Mike…

Trump transition names loyal hardliners

Three major appointments we announced this morning by the Trump transition team: Alabama Senator and hardliner Jeff Sessions for Attorney General; Kansas Republican Congressman Mike…

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For the past year, videos of police shootings have saturated the media, giving urgency to calls for police reform -- especially in poor, black neighborhoods.

Police Repression and Police Reform

For the past year, videos of police shootings have saturated the media, giving urgency to calls for police reform -- especially in poor, black neighborhoods.

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Last Friday in Beverly Hills, California, TV producer Charles Belk—a 51-year old black man—was on his way to a pre-Emmy awards party.

Police and Race in America

Last Friday in Beverly Hills, California, TV producer Charles Belk—a 51-year old black man—was on his way to a pre-Emmy awards party.

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In his inaugural address today, President Joe Biden emphasized unifying this country and ending what he called an uncivil war: “We must end this uncivil war that pits red against blue,…

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As LA’s queer community grapples with the closures of popular bars like Rage, Oil Can Harry’s and Flaming Saddles, other bars are struggling to keep the lights on.

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The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.

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