LDF Director-Counsel Denounces Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Policing Reform

How Can We Improve Relations between Police and Minority Communities?

Sherrilyn Ifill [President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund,] Terrence Cunningham of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Wesley Lowery of the Washington Post and CBS News correspondent Jeff Pegues discuss [on Face the Nation] racial policing and the road to healing in the United States.”


Also, the New York Times quotes Sherrilyn Ifill’s response to former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s comment on the Black Lives Matter movement: 

Sherrilyn Ifill, the president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, who also appeared on the show, suggested that Mr. Giuliani was partly to blame for the rift.

“He actually presided over one of the most discredited areas and periods of policing in the City of New York,” she said, “which is, in fact, responsible for a lot of the tension that exists between police officers and people in African-American communities.”

Read the full New York Times article “Rudolph Giuliani Lashes Out at Black Lives Matter“.