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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
Event Date(s):Friday, March 1, 2013 - 12:00pm - Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 2:15pm
From March 1st - March 3rd, 2013 LDF President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill, and members of the LDF Political Participation Group, participated in events honoring the 48th anniversary of the historical March Across the Edmond Pettus Bridge in Selma Alabama. LDF hosted a reception that allowed friends and donors to meet Sherrilyn Ifill and members of the Political Participation team. The reception was followed by a panel discussion where the conversation focused on the recent Supreme Court case Shelby County Alabama v. Holder and the impact of this case on residents of Alabama and throughout the country.