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Press Release 02.25.22

Media Advisory: Press Call With Progressive, Civil Rights Groups On the Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 25, 2022 – Alliance for Justice, National Women’s Law Center, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation/Black Women’s Roundtable, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and People For the American Way will hold a joint press call today about President Biden’s announcement that he will nominate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Uncategorized 02.22.22

White Supremacists Found Guilty of Federal Hate Crimes Against Ahmaud Arbery

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights released the following statement in response to the jury finding William Bryan and Travis and Gregory McMichaels guilty of federal hate crimes for targeting and depriving Ahmaud Arbery of his rights:

Press Release 02.16.22

Senate Must Confirm Remarkable Nominee Nina Morrison

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on judicial nominations, including the nomination of Nina Morrison to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York:

Press Release 02.14.22

We Must Protect Historically Black Colleges and Universities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights released the following statement on the continued threats of violence against several historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs):

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