NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Five incarcerated people in orange jumpsuits are locked in a cell. There is an American flag hanging above the cell.

Civil Rights Orgs Cautiously Optimistic About Senate Vote on FIRST STEP Act

Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights: “This bipartisan bill offers some important improvements to the current federal system, but it falls short of providing the meaningful change that is required.”

Ben Carson. Black man talking.

Civil Rights Groups Sue Ben Carson, HUD For Allegedly Aiding Affordable Housing Segregation

“The delay of this rule will have a segregative effect, denying these primarily African-American families who would want to move out of their neighborhoods the chance to do so.”

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ICYMI: NAACP LDF Asks Texas to Accommodate Voters Displaced by Hurricane Harvey

“The Texas code already recognizes that a natural disaster is an extenuating circumstance necessitating accommodations.”

No Charges for Cop Who Killed Korryn Gaines

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has requested an independent review of the Baltimore County Police Department.