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 ...

NAACP Legal Defense Fund writes McConnell, Schumer, to express concern over potential contraction of Senate Judiciary Committee

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) sent a letter today to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to voice concern over reports that some Senate leaders are ...

LDF Statement on Shooting Death of E.J. Bradford

Read a PDF of our statement here.

Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), issued the following statement regarding the police shooting of E.J. Bradford outside of Birmingham, Alabama: “The tragedy of E.J. Bradford’s ...