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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...


Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Case Back to Lower Court
The Supreme Court has sent Fisher v. University of Texas back to a federal appeals court....


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...


Courts Block Voter ID Laws in Texas, Wisconsin
Republican-backed voter ID laws get twin blows....


Growing Chorus for Prosecution of Police in Eric Garner Case
Activists and civil rights groups are calling for the prosecution of police involved in the death o...


The Nays Have It: Senate Rejects Obama Pick for Top Civil Rights Post
The Senate blocked President Obama's nominee, Debo Adegbile, to head the Justice Department's civil...


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....