Black lawyer’s nomination to be 3rd in command at DOJ could be delayed

The nomination of black lawyer Derek Anthony “Tony” West to be the new Associate Attorney General of the United States could be delayed, that’s the word from at least one senior United States Senator. Read More

First African-American woman to sit on N.C.’s Supreme Court resigns

The first African-American woman to serve on North Carolina’s Supreme Court Patricia Timmons-Goodson will step down in December. Justice Timmons-Goodson sent her letter of resignation to North Carolina’s Governor last week. In her letter she … Read More

Black lawyer expected to be named President of Tennessee State University

Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, JD, CPA is expected to be named the next President of Tennessee State University, the 100-year-old historically black college located in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday. Read More

NAACP LDF announces the appointment of new President & Director-Counsel

Civil Rights Attorney & Law Professor Sherrilyn Ifill Named President and Director-Counsel of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) Read More