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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A Washington Post Best Book of 2021 The #1 New York Times bestselling investigative story of how three successive presidents and their military commanders deceived the public year after year about America’s longest war, foreshadowing the Taliban’s recapture of Afghanistan, by Washington Post reporter and three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Craig Whi...
This is really a MUST READ today, and the book, The Afghanistan Papers is likely to be a core text for understanding what’s been going on. – source
#CicelyTyson’s autobiography is a must read. And while the cover photo is stunning, I literally gasped when I first opened the book & saw this photo I had never seen before of Tyson wearing the dress she wore to the NY premiere of #Sounder. The photo was taken by Lord Snowden. – source
My copy of this book is EXTREMELY worn. I refer to it often. I regard it as an essential text of the Civil Rights Mvmt. It reveals the deep strategic thinking and critical observations of #JohnLewis in the work. He wasn’t just good & moral & dedicated. He was brilliant. – source
Also recommended byIbram X. Kendi
@BronxRiverBooks @pronounced_ing I love this book. – source
Also recommended byJudy Blume
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