Reflecting on the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  The enduring image of Dr. King for most Americans is of the great leader standing before a microphone and speaking soul-shaking, transformational words of truth.  His speeches—whether “Give Us the Ballot” or “I Have a Dream”—powerfully examine the ...

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Sherrilyn Ifill Joins Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports

[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://www.naacpldf.org/wp-content/uploads/1.20.20-Sherilyn-Ifill-MSNBC.mp4"][/video]   On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, LDF's President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill joined MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell to discuss the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., today's rally against gun ...

LDF Urges Senate Judiciary Committee to Oppose Andrew Brasher for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Read a PDF of our statement here.

Today the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc. (LDF) sent a letter to Senator Lindsey Graham, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member, Senator Dianne Feinstein opposing the nomination of Andrew Brasher to a ...

Agreement Reached in Connecticut School Desegregation Case

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On behalf of Elizabeth Horton Sheff and other Black, Latinx, and white families, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), the Center for Children’s Advocacy, the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Center ...