2019 brought a lot of battles to the courts, another legislative session, and more people on the ground in the fight for Indigenous justice, against the criminalization of poverty, and upholding rights for all.
New ACLU of Montana Report: Exclusionary Discipline in Montana’s Schools Pushes Students Out at Alarming Rates
Indigenous students face highest disparities in out-of-school suspensions and arrests.
Steven Keefe was only 17 when he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. At the time of his sentencing, he was too young to vote, buy cigarettes, or join the military.