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"The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund is simply the best civil rights law firm in American history." -- President Obama

Janai Nelson Gives Keynote on Water Affordability

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LDF Statement on Cleveland Agreement to Reform Division of Police

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LDF Statement on Hearing on "Policing Strategies for the 21st Century"

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Sherrilyn Ifill Delivers NYU 183rd Commencement Speech

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Leading the Future of Civil Rights, LDF Turns 75

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Help LDF Push Back on Voter Suppression


Learn more about the proposed Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 (VRAA).

Urge Congress to strengthen and pass the VRAA.

Learn more about voter suppression efforts since Shelby v. Holder.

Tell us about recent voting changes in your former Section 5 jurisdiction and how they affect your community.

Find out if you live in a place formerly covered by Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.

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