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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
Ryan Haygood was the keynote speaker at the Alliance San Diego's All Peoples Celebration, “I Am a Human, I Am the Dream" event, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
Southerland Speaks with St. Louis Public Radio on Ferguson Grand Jury Proceedings Investigation Request1/22/15
LDF Senior Counsel Vincent Southerland speaks with St. Louis Public Radio about the LDF letter to Judge Maura McShane. The letter requested an appropriate and thorough investigation of the grand jury proceedings of former Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson.
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As the organization that litigated Brown v. Board of Education over sixty years ago, LDF has led the charge in advancing equal educational opportunity in our nation's public schools. As Chief Justice Warren noted in the Brown opinion, "education is the very foundation of good citizenship." In a globally competitive economy, quality education is an imperative.