Sherrilyn Ifill (@Sifill_LDF )

Sherrilyn Ifill

Bio President & Director-Counsel of LDF (NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund), the nations premier civil rights law organization. Tweets are my own.
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iPhone : “You’ve got to vote,” Regina King told viewers while accepting her acting Emmy for “Watchmen” and wearing a shirt bearing Breonna Taylor’s likeness. “Have a voting plan," she said. nyti.ms/3chm0kB

Twitter Web App : Great point. RBG voted to uphold Disparate Impact standard—used across civil rights areas to challenge policies adversely affecting communities or color. People are still challenging this & HUDgov just gutted regulation. This is another civil rights principle at stake now. twitter.com/natfairhouse/s…

iPhone : The White House is preparing for an announcement of a SCOTUS nominee as soon as Tuesday, with Coney Barrett widely ahead on a short list of three women candidates. ⁦Peter Baker⁩ and me. nytimes.com/2020/09/20/us/…

iPhone : #EyesOnThePrize
Register; become a poll worker; volunteer to do election protection work; order yr absentee ballot TODAY or; get your PPE & vote early in person or; vote on Election Day. Don’t forget local elections. Go to our site for all the info. #VOTE voting.naacpldf.org/?_ga=2.1420726…

Twitter Web App : So Sen.Lamar Alexander now endorses McConnell's plan to move forward w/a vote on a SCOTUS nominee. tennessean.com/story/news/202… His view was the exact opposite in 2016 (below). And so he too will retire w/his once stellar reputation as a voice of principle & integrity in shambles. twitter.com/2000Nantex/sta…

iPhone : Majority of Americans, including many Republicans, say wait for election to replace Ginsburg - Reuters poll | Article [AMP] | Reuters reuters.com/article/us-usa…

Twitter Web App : BREAKING. Sen. Lisa Murkowski: "For weeks, I have stated that I would not support taking up a potential Supreme Court vacancy this close to the election. Sadly, what was then a hypothetical is now our reality, but my position has not changed ... the same standard must apply."

iPhone : I was totally hyped to be on ⁦The Daily Show⁩ w/⁦Trevor Noah⁩ this week. Watch here: youtube.com/watch?v=RGftno… But what feels precious now is the sustained belly laugh I enjoyed from his “Pandemmys” segment. If you need a laugh today, this is it. pandemmyawards.com