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

Black lawyer and congresswoman Marcia Fudge elected Congressional Black Caucus Chair

Black lawyer and congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH) has been elected the next chair of Congressional Black Caucus and will assume those duties at the start of the 113th Congress in January. Read More

The late Derrick Bell to be honored by AALS

Derrick A. Bell, the renowned law professor, and civil rights lawyer will be honored posthumously by The American Association of Law Schools with the 2013 AALS Triennial Award for Lifetime Service to Legal Education. Read More