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NAACP Calls for Probe of North Charleston Police
Organization's Legal Defense Fund president pens letter to AG Loretta Lynch....


Former Chair of EEOC Jacqueline Berrien Dies
President remembers her leadership and passion for justice....


Trial Opens for NYPD Officer Charged in Death of Unarmed Man
A New York police officer recklessly fired his gun into a darkened stairwell, shooting a man, and t...


Black Women Leaders Talk About the Power of Education
First Lady Michelle Obama hosts intergenerational panel of women civil rights leaders....


Supreme Court May Weaken Housing Bias Cases
The Supreme Court could knock out a decades-old strategy for fighting housing discrimination, a mov...


Debra Lee to Be Honored at NAACP LDF Awards Dinner
BET CEO Debra L. Lee will be honored with the National Equal Justice award at the NAACP's National ...


Report Explores Barriers for Black Girls' Educational, Economic Success
NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the National Women’s Law Center released “Unlocking Opportunity for Af...


Obama Taps Debo Adegbile to Lead DOJ Civil Rights Division
President Obama has nominated former NAACP Legal Defense Fund attorney Debo Adegbile to head the ci...


Civil Rights Groups Form United Front on Voting Rights Battleground
Civil rights groups will use the March on Washington to mobilize Americans around voting rights....


Leaders Call for Investigations of Pattern of Police Violence Against Unarmed Blacks
Leaders want Congress and the Justice Department to implement and enforce policies to end such viol...


Holder Vows to Defend Voting Rights Until His Last Day in Office
Attorney General Eric Holder remains steadfast in the fight to protect voting rights....


New Leader Sets a New Tone for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Sherrilyn Ifill, the new president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, is setting her sights on new wa...


Under Pressure: Justice Department Weighs a Case Against Zimmerman
The Justice Department must decide whether to pursue a criminal civil rights case against George Zi...


NAACP Legal Defense Fund on Discrimination in NYC's Elite High Schools
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund explains how it built a case against the admissions policies currently...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 2, 2009
Eric Holder becomes first African-American to be named Attorney General of the United States on Feb...


Republican State Lawmakers React to NAACP Charges
Sponsors of new voting bills say that the NAACP is overreacting and the new laws protect voters....


NAACP: House Bill Will Take Money From Poor, Minority Students
The organization’s Legal Defense and Educational Fund are seeking to stop the passage of legislatio...


NAACP and Fayette County Voters File Suit Alleging Voter Disenfranchisement
The lawsuit alleges that the at-large election process prevents Black candidates from winning count...


Court to Decide if Firefighter Suit Moves Forward
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Monday seemed willing to let a group of African Americans s...


Redistricting and Voting Rights Roundup
South Carolina and Texas are not giving up on the fight to preserve their new voting laws....

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