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Sherrilyn Ifill in Washington Post: President Laying Groundwork for Nationwide Voter Intimidation Program2/14/17
Although “voter fraud” has long been on the list of myths perpetuated by state-level Republican leaders to justify onerous voter ID laws, even Republican members of Congress have refused to endorse the president’s views about widespread voter fraud.
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Statement of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. on Recent Deportation Raids
FOIA Request Filed Seeking Information on Training of ICE Officers
In 1953, I integrated Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. My admission, as the first black student on a campus today serving more than 30,000 students, was possible after my father and namesake, civil rights attorney A.P. Tureaud Sr., successfully challenged LSU’s discriminatory admissions policies.
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President Trump’s Executive Orders on Crime Reduction Ignores the Need for Policing Reforms
Today, President Trump signed three executive orders detailing ways in which the White House will address crime, including violence against police. The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) offered the following statement:
Joint Statement of Black Women Leaders on Senator Mitch McConnell’s Attempts to Silence Words of Mrs. Coretta Scott King2/08/17
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The undersigned are prominent African-American women leaders and we write to express our outrage at the actions taken last night by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the Republican majority on the Senate floor.