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"The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund is simply the best civil rights law firm in American history." -- President Obama

James M. Nabrit, a Fighter for Civil Rights, Dies at 80

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Mr. Nabrit was a longtime lawyer for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund who argued for school integration at the Supreme Court. Read the New York Times retrospective on the life of this civil rights icon.

Services for Jim Nabrit will be at the Howard University Law School in the Dumbarton Chapel on Monday April 1, 2013. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 am. The funeral service will be from 11:00 am to noon with burial at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.