Author: Celina Coming, Author at ACLU of Ohio

  • 06.27.18

    WHY WE CAN’T STAY SILENT.

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    I will never forget the day my son was born. I knew the moment I first held him that there was nothing I wouldn’t do to keep him safe and ensure he had the best possible life. This instinctual drive to protect and nurture our children is shared by mothers and fathers everywhere.

  • 02.26.18

    Black History, More Than Just A Month

    This simple, yet extraordinarily heavy declaration has swept the nation in recent years.  But what does such a simple declaration mean? More specifically, what does it say for our country that 150 years post-emancipation the descendants of slaves must continuously declare to the world that their lives matter?

  • 01.25.18

    It’s Time to Stop Labeling Our Neighbors A “Nuisance”

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    Imagine receiving a notice from your landlord that you are being evicted because city officials have determined that your conduct makes the property a “nuisance.” Perhaps your teenage child has stayed out past curfew one too many times causing your neighbors to complain.