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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
Statement of LDF and South Carolina Civil Rights Leaders on the Justice Department’s Plan to Evaluate the North Charleston Police Department5/19/16
The Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Office of the U.S. Department of Justice announced this week that it has accepted North Charleston city officials’ invitation to conduct an assessment of the city’s policing practices. Specifically, the COPS Office will help city leaders to manage critical incidents, enhance community policing strategies, and increase community engagement efforts.
Brown Decision's Legacy Should Include White Children
Everyone knows that the court in Brown declared racially segregated education unconstitutional. But the court also squarely identified segregation as an insidious form of racial subordination. The high court's decision identified education as perhaps the most important function of state government and powerfully affirmed the right of black children to the dignity inherent in full citizenship.
Muslim Advocates and LDF Letter to Dept of Transportation Urging Immediate Action to Prevent Profiling of Airline Passengers5/11/16
Thurgood Marshall Institute Fellow Richard Rothstein Writes On Housing Segregation and Racial Inequities5/09/16
Housing Segregation Undergirds the Nation’s Racial Inequities