Sherrilyn Ifill

NAACP Legal Defense Fund President Sherrilyn Ifill to Leave Position Next Spring


Amtrak Conductor Attempted To Force NAACP Executive To Give Up Her Seat

Sherrilyn Ifill says there was no reason she had to vacate.

Sherrilyn Ifill: A National Crisis Requires a National Response

Policing tactics in this country must be changed.

Black Women Leaders Talk About the Power of Education

First lady hosts panel of women civil rights leaders.

Courts Block Voter ID Laws in Texas, Wisconsin

Republican-backed voter ID laws get twin blows.
Eric Holder

Holder Vows to Defend Voting Rights Until His Last Day in Office

Attorney general steadfast in defense of voting rights.

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

Michael Brown's death is just the latest example, they say.
What to Know About Fisher v. University of Texas

Appeals Court Upholds University of Texas's Affirmative Action Policy

Court rules that race can be used as a factor in admissions.

Civil Rights Leaders Take Administration's Pulse on Key Issues

Obama, civil rights leaders discuss economic, social issues.

Civil Rights Groups Form United Front on Voting Rights Battleground

Leaders to use March on Washington to mobilize voters.