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Dennis Parker

Dennis Parker is director of the ACLU Racial Justice Program, leading its efforts in combating discrimination and addressing other issues with a disproportionate impact on communities of color.

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More Than 60 Years After His Brutal Murder, Emmett Till Deserves Justice

The reopening of the Till case matters as we continue to confront racism in all its insidiousness

Dennis Parker ·


DeVos Doesn’t Believe that Promoting Racial Diversity in Schools Is a Worthwhile Cause

This is dangerous, considering research shows that school segregation is getting worse.

Dennis Parker ·


The Trump White House's Actions Recall the Most Divisive Eras of the American Past

"Trump's attempt to turn back the clock on the most vulnerable communities has to be fought in the courts, in the statehouses, and on the streets."

Dennis Parker ·





'Believing Our Lying Eyes': Race, Justice, and Eric Garner

We cannot allow Eric Garner's sadly prophetic words, "It stops today," to refer only to his life.

Dennis Parker ·


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