Janai Nelson Joins MSNBC’s Chuck Todd and Katy Tur to Discuss the 2020 Primaries

Associate Director-Counsel Janai Nelson joined MSNBC’s Chuck Todd and Katy Tur to discuss the 2020 Primary Elections, the voting obstacles plaguing Black communities, and the seventh anniversary of Shelby County v. Holder.

Sherrilyn Ifill Joins TIME 100 Talks

President and Director-Counsel, Sherrilyn Ifill, joins TIME 100 Talks to discuss the current state of our nation, police reform, the exacerbation of voter suppression amidst the pandemic, and the seventh anniversary of Shelby County v. ...

Sherrilyn Ifill Joins MSNBC’s Morning Joe to Discuss President Trump’s Executive Order on Policing Reform

LDF President and Director-Counsel, Sherrilyn Ifill, joined MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss the president’s Executive Order on Policing Reform. Calling the executive order a “photo-op,” Ms. Ifill called out the president’s past hypocrisy and called ...

Sherrilyn Ifill on 60 Minutes Discussing How America Reached its Current Policing Crisis and What We Must Do Next

    “What we have seen now is how fragile a democracy is. It requires work. It requires people to be vigilant. It requires people saying no to a leader who’s out of control. And ...

Sherrilyn Ifill on the Legal Regime Needed to Achieve Police Reform

  “We’ve got to really lean into the legal apparatus that has allowed this to happen.” For highlighted clips, click here.

Janai Nelson Discusses the Third Degree Murder Charges Against Former Officer Chauvin on BBC World News

  “The charges are rather disappointing. We have a single charge of only one of the four officers who were involved in the brutal killing of George Floyd, and that officer was charged with the ...

Sherrilyn Ifill Discusses the Continued Unrest in Response to George Floyd’s Death on PBS NewsHour

  “For us, the COVID-19 pandemic and what our community has suffered…and when you see the years and years and decades of police violence against unarmed African-Americans, and the ways in which the justice system ...

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