LDF Statement on Recent Police-Involved Shooting in Baltimore

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Monique L. Dixon, the Deputy Director of Policy and Director of State Advocacy at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), issued the following statement regarding this week’s police-involved shooting in Baltimore: “This ...

LDF Statement on NYPD Funding Cuts in the City’s Recently Approved Budget

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Katurah Topps, Policy Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) issued the following statement regarding New York City Police Department (NYPD) funding in the city’s budget for the next fiscal year: ...

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Reverses Major Voting Rights Win, Rules Against Black Residents of Terrebonne Parish

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Yesterday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a trial court’s decision on a case challenging how judges are elected in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, ruling against Black residents who sought an opportunity to elect a ...

Sherrilyn Ifill on Safeguarding the 2020 Elections | 60 Minutes

Sherrilyn Ifill joined 60 Minutes to discuss the recent LDF voting rights win in the Eleventh Circuit and safeguarding the 2020 elections.

Sherrilyn Ifill Joins Face the Nation to Discuss Addressing Police Reform through Legislation

LDF President and Director-Counsel, Sherrilyn Ifill, joined Face the Nation to discuss the legislative bills designed to address police reform introduced in the House and the Senate.

Facebook’s Latest Policy on Hate Speech and Voter Disinformation Misses the Mark

WASHINGTON – The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) joined the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and leading civil rights groups in issuing the following statement on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s latest ...

LDF Submits Letter in Support of Independent Racial Bias Audit of North Charleston Police Department

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Earlier this week, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) submitted a letter at a meeting of the North Charleston City Council’s Police Research Evaluation Committee in support of an independent racial bias ...

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