civil rights


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Satjeet Kaur is the executive director of the Sikh Coalition, the largest Sikh civil rights organization in the United States.

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Brenda Muñoz is the deputy chair of the University of California, Berkeley’s Labor Center.

A young East Asian person with glasses and short black hair smiles directly at the camera. They are wearing a dark blue suit and paisley tie, and sitting on a couch in front of an arching bookcase. Photo by Katie Miller.
Added 07/20/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , , ,

Lydia X. Z. Brown is a policy counsel for the Privacy and Data Project at the Center for Democracy and Technology and director of policy, advocacy and external affairs at the Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network. They are a disability justice advocate, writer, attorney and strategist.

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Jawanza Williams is a social justice activist and the director of organizing for VOCAL-NY, a grassroots organization that advocates for social reform.

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B. Brian Foster is a writer and sociologist from Mississippi who holds a joint appointment in sociology and southern studies.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Victor Pineda is a senior research fellow and visiting scholar at the Haas Institute of the University of California, Berkeley.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Minnesota | Subjects: ,

Robin Washington is a longtime journalist and transportation writer and editor-at-large of The Forward, America’s oldest Jewish journalism outlet.

Updated 04/16/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: , ,

Elizabeth OuYang is a civil rights attorney and advocate.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Ohio | Subjects: ,

Roula Allouch is an attorney with the law firm Graydon, practicing in commercial litigation, employment law and civil rights.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Kentucky | Subjects: , ,

Derrick E. White is a professor of history and African American and Africana studies at the University of Kentucky.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: ,

David A. Thomas is the 12th president of Morehouse College. He is an expert in organizational change, and spent decades researching and writing about diversity in business leadership.

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Ian Haney López is the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Public Law and director of the Racial Politics Project at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Patricia Gándara is a research professor of education and co-director of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA.

Updated 07/21/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Faiza Patel is the co-director of the Brennan Center’s Liberty and National Security Program, which seeks to ensure U.S. counterterrorism laws and policies respect human rights and freedoms. Her portfolio includes projects on social media surveillance by police, schools and governments, policing and technology, and secret law.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Linda Chavez is a conservative commentator. She is president of the Becoming American Institute, part of Defending Democracy Together.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Paul Butler is the Albert Brick Professor in Law at Georgetown University Law Center, teaching in the areas of criminal law and race and the law.

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , ,

Patricia Williams is a professor at Northeastern University’s law school and in the department of philosophy and religion. She is an expert in critical race theory, bioethics, health law, gender, genetics, algorithms and other topics.

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Margaret Russell is an associate professor of constitutional law at California’s Santa Clara University.

Updated 04/12/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects:

Frederick Douglass Opie is a professor of history and foodways at Babson College. He blogs about food and food history here.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Sherrilyn Ifill is president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

Added 06/12/13 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: , ,

Jerry Gonzalez is the founder and CEO of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) and the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund.

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Updated 04/02/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , , ,

Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal is the executive director of Lawyers for Civil Rights and a civil rights attorney specializing in immigration law and legal issues affecting the LGBT community and those living

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Cecillia Wang is a deputy legal director at the ACLU and the director of the Center for Democracy, which encompasses the ACLU’s work on immigrants’ rights, voting rights, national security,

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , , ,

Kevin R. Johnson is dean and the Mabie-Apallas professor of public interest law and Chicana/o studies at the University of California, Davis.

Updated 04/06/21 | Location: Connecticut | Subjects: , ,

Cristina Rodriguez is Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School, where she focuses on constitutional law, administrative law and immigration law.