The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Issues Statement in Response to Election of President-Elect Donald Trump and Subsequent Protests in Several Cities Across U.S.
WASHINGTON - Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, issued the following statement at the conclusion of the 2016 presidential election:
"We stand at a critical moment in American democracy. Events over the past year make clear that our nation is deeply divided. We must work together to bridge this divide to create the conditions necessary to achieve unity, promote cross-racial understanding and eliminate racial tensions.