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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
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The Editorial board of the New York Times today highlighted the unintended consequences of placing police officers in the nation’s schools, and warned school districts that are considering adding police on school campuses to think twice before doing so. The editorial mentions a federal civil rights complaint filed by LDF and the National Center for Youth Law on behalf of our clients Texas Appleseed and the Brazos County branch of the N.A.A.C.P.
Gilbert King's riveting account of Thurgood Marshall and other LDF attorneys efforts to obtain justice for four African Americans wrongly accused of rape in 1949 Florida was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. Th
Former Governor, Former Prosecutor, Civil Rights Leaders, and Other Prominent Individuals Offer Testimony in Favor of Texas Racial Justice Act4/16/13Related Case or Issue:
Testimony: Duane Buck’s Case, Whose Sentencing Hearing Was Poisoned With Racial Discrimination, Shows That Texas Needs The Racial Justice Act
LDF Director of Economic Justice ReNika Moore testified before the New York City Council's Committee on Civil Rights in support of the "Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act," which if passed would prohibit empl
For elections beginning in 2013 under South Carolina’s new law, the state is permitted to require registered voters to present certain Photo IDs for in-person voting by regular ballot. However, under this same law, voters may also vote in-person without one of the accepted Photo IDs by provisional ballot if they have a reason why they do not have an accepted Photo ID. To learn how you can prepare to vote in 2013 in South Carolina, click