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NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. Overview of the Civil Rights Record of Reported Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions
'Disturbing' — Civil rights groups take on Facebook over ad discrimination
When ProPublica revealed that Facebook allowed advertisers to target or exclude users by their "ethnic affinity," the social network at first doubled down on defending the practice.
11/17/16Related Case or Issue:
Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF), issued the following statement regarding charges brought against the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop last July:
North Carolina’s War on Voters Is Heating Up
With Big Data Comes Big Responsibility: Facebook Announces Changes to "Ethnic Affinity" Ad Targeting11/15/16
Deputy Director of Litigation Coty Montag and Harvard Public Interest Fellow Elizabeth Reese wrote a piece discussing Facebook's actions to implement policies to deter discriminatory ethnic affinity advertisements.