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Sherrilyn Ifill

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Sherrilyn Ifill is an American lawyer. She is a law professor and president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. She is the Legal Defense Fund's seventh president since Thurgood Marshall founded the organization in 1940. Ifill is also a nationally recognized expert on voting rights and judicial selection.
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Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng - May 12, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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Lydia is dead. But they dont know this yet.So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee, and her parents are determined that she will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue. But when Lydias body is found in the local lake, the delicate bal...
Sherrilyn Ifill
Sep 02, 2019
@BronxRiverBooks @pronounced_ing I love this book.     source
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A More Beautiful and Terrible History
The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History
Jeanne Theoharis - Feb 12, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Praised by The New York Times; O, The Oprah Magazine; Bitch Magazine; Slate; Publishers Weekly; and more, this is "a bracing corrective to a national mythology" (New York Times) around the civil rights movement.The civil rights movement has become national legend, lauded by presidents from Reagan to Obama to Trump, as proof of the power of American...
Sherrilyn Ifill
Aug 31, 2019
As my annual summer reading intensive comes to an end, this brilliant book by ⁦@JeanneTheoharis⁩ is the one has most helped me make sense of the current moment, fully understand the forces arrayed against our work, & deepen my determination to persist no matter what.     source