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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
Ryan Haygood, LDF Director of the Political Participation Group, talks with Tavis Smley about the implications of four recent Supreme Courts rulings regarding diversity in college admissions, The Voting Rights Act and same six marriage.
Listen to the conversation here.
This week marks what would have been the 105th birthday of LDF founder Thurgood Marshall. He was LDF’s first President and Director-Counsel and led the organization through some of its most important seminal cases.
LDF Monitoring How Formerly Covered States Are Responding to the Supreme Court's Voting Rights Act Decision7/01/13
Note: Click here to review a running, and still growing, list of state, county, and local level responses to the decision, including jurisdictions’ intentions to implement new discriminatory voting changes in the wake of the decision.
Leah C. Aden, NAACP LDF Fried Frank Fellow in the Political Participation Group, shines light on the adverse impact of the Supreme Court's ruling in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, which struck at the very heart of the Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.