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LDF and Earthjustice Urge Alabama Environmental Agency to Oppose Landfill Operation in Historic Black Community11/28/16
LDF Calls on the United States Department of Transportation to Immediately Address Discriminatory Passenger Removals by Airlines11/28/16
The Department of Transportation must act immediately to ensure that all individuals are free to travel regardless of their race or religion.
On November 23, 2016, President-Elect Donald Trump announced that Betsy DeVos, a billionaire philanthropist and education advocate from Michigan, will be his nominee for Secretary of Education.
Janai Nelson in the Boston Herald: Trump’s Disavowal "Disingenuous in the Context of How He Is Building His Cabinet."11/23/16
Civil Rights Advocates Question Donald Trump’s Alt-Right Disavowal
Janai Nelson, Associate Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said Trump’s words would need to be followed by actions, such as dismissing Bannon and rescinding the offer of the U.S. attorney general post to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala).
“I think his disavowal is disingenuous in the context of how he is building his cabinet,” Nelson said.