The 2017 MAKERS Conference: Sherrilyn Ifill

President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Sherrilyn Ifill, speaks at The 2017 MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., in a special tribute to her cousin, the late Gwen Ifill.

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