The ACLU of Louisiana is proud to honor Dr. King by renewing our commitment to fight for justice in 2023.
Grassroots leadership is the lifeblood of the movements for civil rights and racial and gender justice.
Today the Supreme Court is set to hear Milligan v. Merrill, a case that threatens the Voting Rights Act (VRA) and could reshape our country’s future elections.
In June 2018 I proudly became the first African American to hold the title of Executive Director of the ACLU of Louisiana in the organization’s 66-year history. During my tenure, the nation has reckoned with the killing of George Floyd and the ensuing global outcry for police accountability.
To celebrate our Black donors, this year the ACLU of Louisiana launched a first-of-its-kind Black Donor Network, a group of 30 African American supporters who work in philanthropy, education, public health, finance, law, and other fields, and range in age from late 20s to mid 70s.
After a long and tough 85 days, the 2022 Louisiana Legislative Session wrapped last month. While some bills passed threaten civil liberties, we are excited about the passage of bills that will help protect the rights of Louisianans, including two new laws that will advance police accountability.