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The Power of Now
Today the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) announced that former United States Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. will join the organization’s National Board of Directors. Holder was the first African-American Attorney General of the United States, who was appointed by the first African-American president of the United States.
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