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This edition: The Criminal Justice System with Christina Swarns

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 25, 2016.

First aired: June 22, 2016.

Christina Swarns, Litigation Director of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., which was founded in 1940 by Thurgood Marshall is our guest this week on Black America.

For 75 years, The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has fought many battles such as Brown v. Board of Education, the Fair Housing Act, Chicago's discriminatory hiring practices and mandating to test poor children for lead poisoning. President Obama called LDF "the best civil rights law firm in American history".

In this episode of Black America, Carol Jenkins will discuss our criminal justice system with Christina Swarns, while focusing on the death penalty.

Guest List

Christina Swarns Litigation Director, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.