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.”


Written by Marc Steiner

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  1. This segment doesn’t play all the way through. I am really looking forward to listening to the discussion. Thanks so much for your help!

  2. Marc Steiner says:

    Emelda – I was just able to listen through to the whole file. Could you try again?

    Stefanie – Producer, Marc Steiner Show

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