Rashad Robinson

Rashad Robinson is Executive Director of ColorOfChange, the nation’s largest online civil rights organization.

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Thursday, June 04, 2015
The US Government Could Count Those Killed by Police, But It's Chosen Not To
For centuries, black communities in America have faced physical abuse and unjustified deadly force at the hands of law enforcement. Modern policing even originated in slave patrols and night watches that captured people who tried to escape slavery. According to the most recent FBI data , local...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Net Neutrality Victory Is Civil Rights History in the Making
Net neutrality is a civil rights issue – and it appears the FCC will soon implement real net neutrality protections, thanks in large part to civil rights activists. Media and communications technology has always been an important factor in activism, because it mediates how activists can communicate...
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Marissa Alexander’s Release Isn’t Enough
Marissa Alexander, a domestic violence survivor and mother of three, was allowed to return home to her children Tuesday after nearly three years in jail for firing a warning shot to fend off an attack from her abusive estranged husband. She faced upwards of 60 years in prison, despite the fact that...
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