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Sherrilyn Ifill Interviewed By Colorlines at Essence Festival

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

LDF Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill was backstage at the Melissa Harris-Perry Show which was broadcast live from the Essence Festival in New Orleans this weekend.  While waiting for her appearance on the show, Ifill was interviewed by Brentin Mock of Colorlines magazine on LDF's blueprint for protecting minority voting rights after the Supreme Court's decision in Shelby County, Ala. v. Holder.  Read the interview here