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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
Restore Voting Rights for Low-level Felons in California
In the United States today, 13% of all black men are denied the right to vote because they have been convicted of a felony.
Leah Aden in Reuters: There's A History of States Using Stategies to Cut Voting in Minority Communities9/16/16
Polling Places Become Battleground In U.S. Voting Rights Fight
While polling place cutbacks are on the rise across the country, including in some Democratic-run areas, the South's history of racial discrimination has made the region a focus of concern for voting rights advocates.
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Statement on the Departments of
Education and Justice Guidelines on Police in Schools
UMB-NAACP Legal Defense Fund Town Hall on Policing Reform in Baltimore
Without Conservative Supreme Court Majority, Voter-Law Challengers Make Gains
Sherrilyn Ifill, head of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said in a recent interview that trials, with expert witnesses and voluminous records, were instrumental in rebutting the states’ rationale that the laws were needed to combat voter fraud and restore voters’ confidence in the election.