Sherrilyn Ifill, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Ta-Nehisi Coates discuss the necessity of LDF's work in today's political climate.
From left to right: Sherrilyn Ifill, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Colleagues, donors, and friends gather to listen to the three featured speakers.
From left to right: LDF's President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, event host and LDF Board of Directors member Robyn Coles, actress and friend of LDF Pauletta Washington, and LDF's Associate Director-Counsel Janai Nelson.
Ta-Nehisi Coates and LDF's Associate Director-Counsel Janai Nelson talk with attendees after the discussion.
From left to right: Sherrilyn Ifill, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Janai Nelson.
From left to right: Paula Williams, Rosdely Ciprian, Board of Directors member Angela Vallot, Board of Directors member Robyn Coles, and President of the Gilder Lehrman Institute Professor James Basker.
LDF's Chief Development Officer Renee Cutting, Phillips Nizer LLP Partner Christian Hylton, and President of the New York Life Foundation Heather Nesle.
Tony Coles, Robyn Coles, and actress and friend of LDF Pauletta Washington.
Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum Thelma Golden and author Crystal McCrary.
On, February 21st, LDF Board member, Robyn Coles, and friend of LDF, Pauletta Washington, hosted an evening of engagement featuring an intimate conversation with:
Of the evening, Sherrilyn Ifill said, “It’s been inspiring to me to see that at precisely the moment when politics and law seem to be failing us, we are experiencing a powerful artistic moment – especially in my view, among Black artists and women – many of whom are speaking directly to or about the civil and human rights crisis we are confronting.”