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New Report Details Barriers to Black Girls' Success

Consider it a response to the boy-specific My Brother’s Keeper.

Civil Rights Leaders React to Meeting With Obama Today

Civil rights leaders pick Obama’s brain on wages and criminal justice reform

Debo Adegbile Faces Senate For Justice Department Civil Rights Post

Civil rights attorney Debo Adegbile goes up against Senate conservatives today who may grill him about representing Mumia Abu Jamal

Parting Words From Resigning NAACP President Ben Jealous

NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund also loses civil rights pillar in attorney Debo Adebile, who is now counsel for the U.S. Senate judiciary committee.

Reasons to Hope on the Voting Rights Act's 48th Anniversary

Today marks the 48th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, after months of civil rights organizing, sit-ins, bloodshed and deaths compelled the federal government to intervene in the struggle against Southern states that were denying African Americans the ballot.