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Black History Month Art Exhibition Removed From School Admin. Offices; UPDATE: NCAC & ACLU Urge District to Immediately Restore Exhibit

By |2019-03-15T18:21:12-04:00February 9th, 2017|Blog|

An exhibition of artworks celebrating Black History Month was removed from display in a San Jose School district building after complaints calling the works offensive.

Teachers Get In Trouble for Teaching Students About Their Constitutional Rights

By |2019-03-15T15:25:19-04:00June 9th, 2010|Blog|

Two teachers at Norview High School in Norfolk, VA were recently put on administrative leave by the school after a parent complained about a video that she saw in Government class.  The video informed its audience on how to assert their constitutional rights during various encounters with police, such as during a car or house search. It was accompanied by [...]

Under Pressure from Police, Parole Board Stops Levasseur from Speaking at UMass Amherst

By |2016-01-14T15:36:23-04:00November 12th, 2009|Blog|

After being dis-invited upon pressure from Governor Deval Patrick and then re-invited by a faculty group, Ray Luc Levasseur is now stopped from speaking at The University of Massachusetts - Amherst because his parole board refused to let him leave Maine. The parole board has not given any reasons for this decision, but two facts make us suspect it was [...]