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A Broken Promise in Texas: Race, the Death Penalty and the Duane Buck Case
Three former managers at Wet Seal, a nationwide apparel retailer for young women, filed a federal race discrimination lawsuit on Thursday, asserting that the company had a high-level policy of firing and denying pay increases and promotions to African-American employees because they did not fit its “brand image.”
NAACP LDF attorney Natasha Korgaonkar calls into Fox News to discuss the on-going court case over Texas’ new voter ID law.
Texas Voter ID Trial to Start on July 9 in Washington, D.C.: NAACP Legal Defense Fund Warns Law Would Disfranchise Minority Voters7/09/12Related Case or Issue:
(Washington, D.C.) The weeklong trial before a three-judge federal court begins Monday, July 9th in Texas v. Holder, a case involving Texas’ proposed photo identification law. The trial begins at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom 8 (4th Floor) at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia at 333 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Ryan Haygood, Director of the Political Participation Group, talks to CNN and
LDF Applauds Supreme Court Decision Striking Down Mandatory Life Without Parole Sentences for Children6/25/12Related Case or Issue:
(New York, NY) Today, the United States Supreme Court banned the imposition of mandatory life without parole sentences for children who were 17 or younger at the time of their crimes. In Miller v.