Justice for George Floyd

George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis Police is a tragedy that continues a long pattern of police violence against Black people in this city. Healing will be long and difficult, and it must end with a total re-imagining of public safety in our communities.

Twitter: Stop Letting Law Enforcement Target Your Users

A Twitter developer and AI platform called Dataminr has been caught scanningraping the platform for tweets aboutby protesters and racial justice activists, and turning those tweets over to law enforcement, including the Minneapolis Police Department.

July 9, 2020

“All Hell Broke Loose.”

When Kishon McDonald saw the video of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of four officers from the Minneapolis Police Department, he could tell it was going to turn the country upside down.
 
“I knew it was going to catch fire,” he said.
 

June 23, 2020

Reimagining the Role of Police

Over the last week, ACLU staff across the country have worked as legal observers; educated protesters about their rights; been arrested, tear-gassed and hit with rubber bullets; challenged curfews; organized town halls; talked to victims of police abuse; donated money to

June 5, 2020

Future of Policing: Frequently Asked Questions

We're finding new ways to listen to your questions and get you the expert information you need. This FAQ page gathers your most frequently asked questions and provides detailed responses from our attorneys, organizers, legislative team, and others.

May 5, 2020

‘Black Lives Matter’ is About More than the Police

Every time another Black person is murdered by the police, it’s easy to point to a single officer as the culprit. George Floyd was killed under the knee of officer Derek Chauvin — we saw it ourselves.

June 23, 2020