EPA Slams Door to Justice on Historic Black Community, Closes Civil Rights Complaint Against Alabama Environmental Agency

EPA SLAMS DOOR TO JUSTICE ON HISTORIC BLACK COMMUNITY Despite Significant Evidence, EPA Closes Civil Rights Complaint Against Alabama Environmental Agency Today, leaders of a historic Black community in Tallassee, Alabama denounced the Environmental Protection ...

Senate must carefully evaluate William Barr’s record on civil rights, executive power

Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), issued the following statement in response to reports that President Trump plans to nominate William P. Barr to serve as ...

LDF Requests Federal Investigation of Officer-Involved Shooting of EJ Bradford, Jr.

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) today sent a letter to Jay E. Town, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, requesting a federal investigation of the police shooting of E.J. ...

LDF’s Sherrilyn Ifill and Janai Nelson Featured in HuffPost: 2 Black Women Could Define American Democracy For The Next Generation

Source: HuffPost

Peering at her television screen, she could see the whole dais during Richard Nixon’s impeachment hearings — a sequence of the same drab business suit repeated one after the other, with each accented by some ...