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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
9/08/14Related Case or Issue:
The second week of testimony begins today in the voter ID trial in United States v. Texas, a federal challenge to Texas’s discriminatory photo ID law, Senate Bill 14. In this case with important national implications, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund is alleging that at least 282 ballots in the state's June 3 primary election were not counted due to Alabama's law requiring voters to show a valid photo identification card.
9/02/14Related Case or Issue:
Texas’s Photo ID One of the Most Discriminatory in the Country
LDF is fighting to stop water shutoffs in Detroit as we also challenge Texas' discriminatory photo ID law.
Michael Brown was beating the odds. He made it through the minefield that can be the public education system in America; he graduated from Normandy High; he had no criminal record; and he was poised to enter technical school to learn a trade. So why was he buried last week after dying at the hands of law enforcement?