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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
LDF Joins Outpouring of Support for Diversity in Higher Education in Supreme Court Briefs in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin11/03/15Related Case or Issue:
LDF Relaunches "Prepared to Vote" Election Day Voter Education Initiative in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Louisiana and Texas11/03/15Related Case or Issue:
For Election Day 2015, the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (LDF) continues its annual “Prepared to Vote” public education campaign, designed to empower voters.10/28/15
S. Carolina case lesson: Police shouldn't be doing school discipline10/26/15Related Case or Issue:
(Washington, DC) - The NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund (LDF) deplores today's shocking video showing a police officer violently assaulting and removing a student from a public school classroom in Columbia, South Carolina. While more details emerge about this troubling video, what is clear is that it shows a disturbing and violent interaction between a white male school police officer and a young African-American female.
What is the price of voter suppression? "Voter ID foes stress legal cost in new tactic" in report from the Philadelphia Tribune10/26/15
The Philadelphia Tribune cites the high cost of implementing strict photo voter ID and fighting litigation brought under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act in "Voter ID foes stress legal cost in new tactic." LDF's own