Sherrilyn Ifill Op-Ed in The Washington Post: Racism is a National Security Issue

“Two newly released reports from the Senate Intelligence Committee about Russian interference in the 2016 election have been nothing short of revelatory. Both studies — one produced by researchers at Oxford University, the other by the ...

Sherrilyn Ifill’s Washington Post Op-Ed: “When Trump attacks one black woman, we all feel it”

“In 1963, a 28-year-old black woman named Mary Hamilton was arrested for nonviolent protest. She was brought before an Alabama court, hardly a friendly environment for a young civil rights activist. But as she stood ...

Sherrilyn Ifill in USA Today: It’s Time to Move on a Voting Rights Bill

In many ways, Election Day 2018 was a good one for American democracy. Millions of people turned out to vote. An unprecedented number of women are headed to Congress, including the first Native American women and ...

LDF’s Sam Spital in Rewire Op-Ed: Trump Wants to Change Who Is a Citizen. The Constitution Doesn’t Let Him, and Neither Can We.

In an interview published on Tuesday byAxios, President Donald Trump said he was preparing an executive order to end birthright citizenship in the United States. That proposal harks back to a time when white supremacy ...

LDF’s Janai Nelson in Bustle Op-Ed: People Are Trying To Scare You Away From Voting — Don’t Fall For It

With Election Day just a week away, elected officials should be urging Americans to get out and vote and paving the way for them to exercise this fundamental right. Instead, far too many have done ...

LDF’s Janai Nelson in CNN Op-Ed: Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate’s Huge Conflict of Interest

How’s this for an axiom that is especially self-evident: An elected official should not oversee an election in which he is a candidate. Tell that to Georgia gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp, who is also the Georgia ...

LDF’s Todd Cox Writes on the Future of the Judiciary in The Hill

“After a long, bitter fight over his fitness to serve, Brett Kavanaugh is now an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In the aftermath of this bruising process, many civil rights and social justice advocates are ...