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"The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund is simply the best civil rights law firm in American history." -- President Obama

Watch the 2013 National Equal Justice Award Dinner videos


Filmmaker Charles Nuckolls' film about LDF's work over this past year premiered at our annual National Equal Justice Dinner. In particular, it highlighted our ongoing work to protect all Americans' right to vote. In the film, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King, Rep. John Lewis, and Rep. Joaquin Castro all offered testimony on behalf of LDF's efforts.


Watch a video that celebrates the lives and legacies of civil rights leaders Julius Chambers and James Nabrit. Chambers was LDF's third President and Director-Counsel and Nabritt was a longtime lawyer for LDF.