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5/07/14Related Case or Issue:
Urges Arkansas to Expand Opportunities for Voters to Obtain Photo IDs
In a May 5, 2014 letter to Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin and county clerks across Arkansas, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) expressed grave concerns over how the haphazard way in which state and county officials have implemented the new voter photo identification law will make it much more difficult for Black people and thousands of others to vote.
5/05/14Related Case or Issue:
Statement of Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel,
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
When LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks came to light and spread over the Internet like wildfire, the NBA acted quickly to ban him from the organization. We applaud the NBA’s forceful disavowal of Sterling’s ugly remarks. But it appears that, for the NBA and others, words continue to speak louder than actions.