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LeBron James Teams With NAACP To Recruit Poll Workers For Election

Poll workers will be placed in Black electoral districts.

Leaders Call for Investigations of Pattern of Police Violence Against Unarmed Blacks

Michael Brown's death is just the latest example, they say.

The Nays Have It: Senate Rejects Obama Pick for Top Civil Rights Post

Debo Adegbile had been with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
Sherrilyn Ifill

New Leader Sets a New Tone for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Sherrilyn Ifill is now a national civil rights figure.

NAACP Legal Defense Fund on Discrimination in NYC's Elite High Schools

The organization claims admissions are racially biased.
NAACP Goes After NYC's Elite Schools

NAACP Attacks NYC High Schools Over Discrimination

Minorities make up 7 percent of specialized high schools.

This Day in Black History: June 6, 1939

Children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman was born.

John Payton’s Life as a Civil Rights Champion and Mentor

Payton was a champion of the marginalized in America.