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Southern states are moving quickly to change laws that will adversely affect minority voters.
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund and this country have lost one of our great civil rights lawyers and leaders. Julius Chambers, the third Director-Counsel of LDF and former Chair of its Board, died on Friday August 2nd in North Carolina after a long illness. He was 76 years old.
‘Condemned to Die Because He’s Black:’ Charles Ogletree Writes Op-Ed in Support of New Sentencing Hearing for Duane Buck8/01/13
Jin Hee Lee, Senior Counsel in LDF's Criminal Justice Project, writes in a blog for the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty about how the Trayvon Martin tragedy is related to the racial discrimination in our capital punishment system.