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You cannot work backwards in CSS. I remember reading about parent selectors coming down the pipe, but I’m betting we’re still a couple years away from having support on that.

The simple solution here is to put the class on the list item.

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  • This gives you total control over that list item. If you *can’t* modify the markup, then the only way you’re going to be able to select the parent `

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