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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
Samantha Erskine joins the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) in its New York office as Senior Director of Development.
2015 National Fair Housing Conference, Residential Segregation
Housing policy experts talked about residential segregation and diversity in U.S. cities.
“The Problem We All Live With: Residential Segregation” was part of “A Call to Advance Housing Rights and Opportunities,” the 2015 National Fair Housing Training and Policy Conference, held at HUD’s national headquarters.
In Louisiana parish, a fight for black voting rights
In Louisiana parish, a fight for black voting rights, MSNBC reports that Terrebonne Parish has never elected a black judge, even though one in five parish residents is African-American, and that the Parish re-elected a white parish judge who had been suspended for wearing black-face as part of a racist parody Halloween costume.
Closing the Pipeline
A coalition of local and national organizations is calling for Virginia to place a moratorium on out-of-school suspensions, which disproportionately affect African-American students.