LDF Statement on William Barr Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

Read a PDF of our statement here.

Ahead of Attorney General nominee William Barr’s confirmation hearings this week, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) released an overview of Mr. Barr’s record on civil rights throughout his career, including his ...

LDF Statement on Inflammatory Language from US Court of Appeals Nominee Neomi Rao

Buzzfeed News today reported on inflammatory language from US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit nominee Neomi Rao’s collegiate writing. Rao is nominated for a lifetime appointment on the DC Circuit Court of Appeals. ...

LDF Sends Letter to Huntsville Alabama City Leaders Over Fair Representation for Black Voters on School Board

Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) sent a letter to the presidents of Huntsville, Alabama's City Council and Board of Education urging them to alter Huntsville’s district configuration, which currently denies ...

Sherrilyn Ifill and Academy-Award Winning Writer-Director Barry Jenkins Explore Beale Street Narratives

Beale Street x LDF: A Conversation We were thrilled to partner with Annapurna Pictures for a screening and discussion with Academy Award-winning film writer-director Barry Jenkins of his latest film, If Beale Street Could Talk, ...