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The Beauty of Blackness and the Law

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CLSJ Turns 30!

In the mid-1980’s—in the face of what an escalation of police misconduct against Black and Latino communities, leading up to violence and even killings—a group of attorneys, pastors, and politicians…

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Brooklyn Votes: Voter Engagement Conference

Join the Center for Law and Social Justice and The Brooklyn NAACP for a voter engagement conference and take the pledge to register, educate and mobilize Brooklyn voters during the…

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Justice Denied: The Akai Gurley Case

The Handling of the Akai Gurley Case Reminds Us that New York State Needs a Permanent Special Prosecutor by Lurie Daniel Favors, Esq. Special prosecutors are independent attorneys who are…

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Our Mission Statement

The Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ) is a community-based legal organization that specializes in addressing racial justice issues. CLSJ provides quality legal advocacy, trainings, and research services in a personal manner to people of African descent and the disenfranchised.

Our Vision Statement

The Center for Law and Social Justice’s vision is to be a resource for the liberation of African people in order to achieve a world that will equally distribute society’s and nature’s wealth to everyone, such that they are able to realize their highest creative potential and enjoy their cultural, economic, political, and social rights.

To learn more about the work and how you can sustain it, read more (PDF).

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