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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
Change is coming to Ferguson
"Change is coming to Ferguson. In the next few weeks the Department of Justice (DOJ) will begin to negotiate in earnest with the city to restructure the police department, which the department has charged with engaging in a pattern and practice of racial discrimination."
Guest Blog: Janai Nelson, Preserving the Nuance of a Suspended Section 5
On Andrea Mitchell Reports, Sherrilyn Ifill Discusses Shooting by Police of Unarmed Black Man in South Carolina4/08/15
Demonstrations Held in Response to South Carolina Shooting
Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund discusses the video that captured the shooting death of an unarmed black man in South Carolina, and whether the officer who fired the gun would have been charged if the video hadn’t surfaced.
In voting rights win, bill to cut Georgia early voting is dead
The effort’s apparent demise came after feverish organizing by a broad coalition of voting rights, civil rights, good government, and Democratic groups.
Emotions Stir as National Bar Association Facilitates Ferguson Discussion
"Janel George, [Senior Education Policy Counsel] for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc., spoke about how school discipline practices for African–American children mirror the disparity in punishment that the black community receives from the police and courts."