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 ...

Sherrilyn Ifill statement on Senate failure to confirm Thomas Farr

Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), issued the following statement in response to Senator Tim Scott’s announcement that he would not vote to confirm Thomas Farr ...

LDF, ACLU, ACLU of Florida File Complaint Against Discriminatory Hair Policies in Florida Schools

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU of Florida today filed an administrative complaint with the Florida Department of Education on behalf of the family ...