Sherrilyn Ifill exposes the absurdity of Trump’s election integrity commission
We don’t have a problem of too many people showing up to vote. We have a problem of too few people showing up to vote.” Leave it to Sherrilyn Ifill to succinctly expose the absurdity of President Trump’s election integrity commission. As president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF), Ifill is supposed to protect the right to vote from suppression efforts. Her job became more urgent after the Supreme Court invalidated a key provision of the Voting Rights Act
Voter fraud paranoia vs. voting rights protection Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and Ari Berman of The Nation, join Joy Reid to discuss the rising tide of bills that will make it more difficult to vote, as Donald Trump’s camp continues to promote unproven rumors of rampant voter fraud.
Sherrilyn Ifill, professor of law at the University of Maryland School of Law, civil rights lawyer, board chair of the Open Society Institute U.S. Programs, board member of Civic Frame, mentor, friend. xoxo, AYG
Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, talks with Rachel Maddow about why Donald Trump's history and the people he is putting on his voter fraud commission point to a goal of suppressing voter participation.
Trump’s voter fraud commission turns transparency into intimidation: White House publishes personal information of concerned citizens
Trump’s voter fraud commission turns transparency into intimidation: White House publishes personal information of concerned citizens How voter suppressionist Kris Kobach’s latest move is closer to malevolence than it is incompetence
Eric Holder: Der Held der Bürgerrechtler geht - In den Augen amerikanischer Bürgerrechtler gehört Holder schon heute ein Denkmal gesetzt. "Überhaupt nur wenige können es mit seiner Entschlossenheit, strategischen Ausrichtung und seinem Einsatz aufnehmen", lobt Sherrilyn Ifill von der Bürgerrechtsbewegung NAACP den unerschrockenen Minister. Mehr zur Person: http://www.nachrichten.at/nachrichten/meinung/menschen/Eric-Holder-Der-Held-der-Buergerrechtler-geht;art111731,1509659 (Bild: Reuters)
Gwen Ifill's Funeral Was A Revival Meeting For America
At a time when most people have given up on any semblance of justice for slain Ferguson teenager Mike Brown, Sherrilyn Ifill and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund have made what may be the biggest game changing request in the case yet.
Bard College held its 155th commencement on Saturday, May 23, 2015. The commencement address was given by Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. Ifill charged the graduates, "To exercise true citizenship, you will be obligated to help our nation grapple with its most vexing and starkest contradictions."
NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) and the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) host a forum to examine policies that led to the events in Ferguson. Sherrilyn Ifill, LDF Director-Counsel, and Richard Rothstein, EPI Research Associate, discuss how a century of purposeful federal, state, and local policy to segregate the St. Louis metropolitan area by race was at the root of the events in Ferguson. They also detail how these policies were not unique to Ferguson and St. Louis, but national in…