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Author: Southern Center for Human Rights

Help Us Protect Bail Reform in Atlanta!

In the midst of spiking COVID-19 cases, a looming housing crisis, and a volatile national…

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Curtis Flowers’ Legal Team to be Honored by SCHR

On Wednesday, November 11, the Southern Center for Human Rights will host our 24th Annual…

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Statement on Abuses Occurring at Irwin County Detention Center

Dawn Wooten, a whistleblowing nurse at the Irwin County Detention Center, reported last month that a doctor at the facility performed involuntary hysterectomies and other sterilization…

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Take Action: Tell the City of Atlanta to #DropTheCharges

While city officials across the country have made the decision to drop criminal charges for…

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Halfway Home, Half a Chance

The Covid-19 pandemic has made clear that jails and prisons are not as separate from…

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We Take Injustice Personally

Each of us at SCHR has our own stories about why we choose this work, and we carry these stories with us in everything that we do. Our histories, our values, our lived experiences motivate us on the really hard days.

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Black Lives Matter, Today and Always

The horrifying events of the last few weeks — lynchings of Black people, at the…

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Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, SCHR Sends Letters to Department of Juvenile Justice; Judges

In the letter to the Department of Juvenile Justice, SCHR urges DJJ to adopt a…

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