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Former NAACP Official Approved for Top Civil Rights Post

Former NAACP Official Approved for Top Civil Rights Post

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved attorney Debo Adegbile to lead the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. He previously served in top posts with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and, along with other attorneys there, represented prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal – a move some Republicans unsuccessfully used to try to discredit him.

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