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NAACP Presents Oral Argument Urging the Supreme Court to Uphold the Voting Rights Act

Today, Debo P. Adegbile of the NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund, Inc. (LDF) presented oral argument on behalf of defendant-intervenors in the Supreme Court in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, one of the most important continue reading »

Hispanic Studies Returns to Arizona School District Curriculum

Starting next school year, the Tucson Unified School District will once again have to include in its curriculum courses on Hispanic and African American culture as part of a court-approved plan to settle a four-decade-old lawsuit over segregation. continue reading »

Complaint Filed Against Admissions Process at Public Specialized High Schools in NYC

Today, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF), LatinoJustice PRLDEF and The Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College filed a federal civil rights complaint on behalf of a broad coalition of New York education, civil rights and social justice organizations challenging the admissions process at New York City's elite public "Specialized High Schools." continue reading »

Minority Residents in North Carolina Victorious, Courts Reject Voter ID Law

A District of Columbia federal court rejected a challenge in North Carolina to a key part of the Voting Rights Act that helps ensure minorities' right to vote. continue reading »

NAACP: Minorities Right To Vote Being Suppressed

A new report reveals direct connections between the trend of increasing, unprecedented African American and Latino voter turnout and an onslaught of restrictive measures continue reading »

NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund Responds to New Census Data

Yesterday, the U.S. Census Bureau released a report revealing changes in the country's racial and ethnic diversity. While the report reveals that non-Hispanic whites remain the country's largest major race group continue reading »

Television Networks Fail Latinos in Diversity

The National Latino Media Council (NLMC) in anticipation of releasing its annual Network Television Report card next week appears very disappointed with the diversity of the networks. continue reading »

Latinos Receive Help From the NAACP

Back in July, due to the poor treatment of Latinos, the NAACP launched a campaign against the seemingly racist aspects of the Tea Party leadership. During their national convention, the NAACP launched a protest on beh continue reading »