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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) joins the North Carolina Forward Together/Moral Mondays movement in calling for the repeal of North Carolina House Bill 2. We are not this.
New York Times Editorial Board Highlights LDF's Post-Shelby "Tally" of Potentially Discriminatory Voting Changes4/25/16
A State Bucks the Trend on Voting Rights
In The Post and Courier, Monique Dixon Voices Optimism and Concern in North Charleston Police Reform Initiative4/24/16
A Mix of Hope, Skepticism Greets North Charleston’s Bid for Police Reform
...Monique Dixon, [LDF's] deputy policy director in Washington, said she and other advocates view North Charleston’s move as a direct result of that persistent call. She welcomed it. But in effect, the city will be getting softer scrutiny than it would face in a civil rights probe, she said.
Civil Rights Leaders Respond to North Charleston Officials’ Request to the Department of Justice for Help with Improving Policing Practices4/22/16Related Case or Issue:
Felon Disenfranchisement Is Anti-Democratic
The laws that prohibit an estimated 5.85 million Americans with felony convictions from voting are one of the last remaining legal barriers to full democratic participation in our nation.