Maine has made significant strides in removing racist Indigenous mascots from its schools. All of the Maine schools with Native mascots – except one – have changed to more culturally and racially sensitive alternatives.
What is civil forfeiture?
Civil forfeiture is a process through which the police seize – and then keep or sell – any property they allege is involved in a crime.
Let’s break that down.
The full version of this op-ed first appeared in the Bangor Daily News.
Each year, on the fourth Thursday of November, Americans gather together with neighbors, family and friends to share food and gratitude in remembrance of the “first Thanksgiving” some 400 years ago.
The ACLU has a long history of fighting voter suppression and has been on the front lines defending the Voting Rights Act. But the work is far from finished and issues of voter suppression and disenfranchisement continue to pop up.
President Trump has a record of attacking the rights of protesters, from suggestin
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