Ifill discusses ‘unfinished business’ of civil rights​

Sept. 17 Assembly Series talk challenges capacity crowd in Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom

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Sherrilyn Ifill, JD (left), president and director-general of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, shares a laugh with Kim Norwood, JD (center), professor of law at the School of Law, and Karen Tokarz, JD, the Charles Nagel Professor of Public Interest Law and Public Service and director of the Dispute Resolution Program, before Ifill’s Assembly Series talk Sept. 17 in Anheuser-Busch Hall’s Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom. The capacity crowd listened as Ifill asked them to consider how the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision relates to the complicated and intertwined socioeconomic issues at the root of the African-American community’s anger and frustration over the death of a teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson. To read more about Ifill’s appearance, visit here. (Credit: Joe angeles/WUSTL Photos)