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Forget Duck Dynasty: There Are Important Civil Rights Battles To Fight

IFILLJanuary 6, 2014 – Segment 3

Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, joins us to talk about how media hype around bigoted comments made by public figures can distract us from focusing on important civil rights struggles. Last week Ifill wrote an article for The Root: “Forget Duck Dynasty: There Are Important Civil Rights Battles To Fight.”

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Sherrilyn Ifill, President & Director of NAACP Legal Defense Fund, On Supreme Court Decisions

Sherrilyn IfillJuly 2, 2013 – Segment 1

We begin our morning with Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Sherrilyn will offer her analysis and insight about last week’s Supreme Court rulings on affirmative action and voting rights.

Read her New York Times op-ed titled, “Race vs. Class: The False Dichotomy.”

 

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