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Today, Republican leaders of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce introduced resolutions of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act to overturn the regulations on accountability and state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Nomination of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General Despite His Lifelong Opposition to Civil Rights2/01/17
Sherrilyn Ifill Discusses the Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court on the Tom Joyner Morning Show2/01/17
Roland Martin talks to Sherrilyn Ifill, President & Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund about Donald Trump appointing Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court.
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time to pay tribute to the extraordinary and critical role African Americans have played in shaping U.S. history.
WASHINGTON – Today, The Leadership Conference on Human and Civil Rights released a video highlighting Sessions' attempt to jail Alabama civil rights workers who were registering black voters in 1985.
The video features one of Sessions’ victims, Evelyn Turner, discussing how she was targeted for wrongful prosecution for helping elderly Black voters. In the video, she declares that “Jeff Sessions has not changed one bit.”