During Black History Month the ACLU of Louisiana is celebrating and lifting up the contributions and resilience of the Black Louisianans of every generation who have demanded justice, confronted white supremacy, and fought to create a more perfect union for everyone
When people around the world rose and demanded racial justice in 2020, they stood on the shoulders of generations of activists and organizers who had marched, fought, and died for the cause of Black lives.
It is an undisputed fact that our country systematically denied Black people the right to vote for hundreds of years. Unfortunately, it's a fact that the Lafayette Library Board does not want its community to hear.
We have an ambitious, multi-pronged agenda fueled by our deep commitment to empower communities of color and dismantle racial injustice, which will need every ounce of your heart’s support.
What happened on January 6th lends new urgency to our work to dismantle white supremacy and confront racial injustice.
Wednesday’s attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of white nationalists, incited by President Trump, was an assault on our democracy and a brazen display of white supremacy in action.