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Samuel L. Jackson asks, "What Would Your World Look Like Without LDF?"
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) deeply mourns the passing of Lynn Huntley. Ms. Huntley was an accomplished civil rights lawyer, a beloved member of the LDF family, a tireless advocate for racial justice and key architect of philanthropic support for civil rights and social justice.
In Louisiana parish, a fight for black voting rights
In Louisiana parish, a fight for black voting rights, MSNBC reports that Terrebonne Parish has never elected a black judge, even though one in five parish residents is African-American, and that the Parish re-elected a white parish judge who had been suspended for wearing black-face as part of a racist parody Halloween costume.
Closing the Pipeline
A coalition of local and national organizations is calling for Virginia to place a moratorium on out-of-school suspensions, which disproportionately affect African-American students.
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) has appointed Coty Montag, an experienced civil rights attorney, as Deputy Director of Litigation.