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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
From The Nick Taliaferro Show on Soundcloud:
Angel Harris, Assistant Counsel for The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, joined us to share a statement on the One-Year Anniversary of Freddie Gray's Death and help us understand what happened.
4/15/16Related Case or Issue:
Report Documents Extensive Racial Discrimination in Policing Practices in the City
Letter: NCPD needs thorough review
...And while police traffic stops in North Charleston have decreased, racial disparities persist, with African Americans being stopped at higher rates than white residents. A comprehensive federal investigation of policing practices would reveal and address the reasons for these disparities.
Read the full letter here.
LDF Provides Written Testimony on Ferguson Consent Decree in Advance of Court-Ordered Public Hearing4/11/16Related Case or Issue:
Evenwel v. Abbott: Every Person (and Every Win) Counts, by Janai Nelson
While many are rightly claiming victory for Monday’s decision upholding the bedrock principle of one person, one vote established more than half a century ago, some have grown weary of having to defend against baseless challenges to longstanding legal principles and view the unanimous affirmation in Evenwel v. Abbott more as simple and sweet vindication.