Read the ERC's blog to learn more about a variety of civil rights issues. The blog is updated frequently so remember to keep checking back for new stories and topics!
"It is both shocking and very saddening that forty-two years after a
unanimous United States Supreme Court outlawed state laws interfering
with interracial marriages in Loving v. Virginia, that some—including
those who are appointed 'to keep the peace'—still hold these destructive
views on race."
A 1993 and 1999 investigation by the ERC and one of its predecessor organizations found African-Americans were discriminated against 36 percent of the time when hailing a taxicab and that requests for pick-ups received service 14 times more often in white neighborhoods than in black neighborhoods. This report discussing these investigations and details seven steps for remediation.
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