Following a year of high-profile police killings of Black people and ensuing historic protests against racism and police brutality, a disturbing number of schools are suppressing the First Amendment rights of students speaking out against racial injustice.
After a year of national crises including the COVID pandemic, voting hurdles in one of the most critical elections in our Nation’s history, and highly visible cases of police brutality followed by mass protests, many Indiana legislators came in to session ready to strip Hoosiers of their rights.
By: Emma Vosicky (she/hers) - Executive Director, GenderNexus
The U.S. policing system has been entwined with racism since its inception during the slavery era.
Technological innovation often outpaces our ability to protect individual privacy. That is definitely true in the current moment. Our digital footprints can be tracked by the government and corporations in ways that were once unthinkable.