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    Annual Forum Opening News Conference

    Leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation spoke to reporters about plans for their annual legislative conference. They discussed Hurricane Katrina relief efforts and other…

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    Annual Awards Dinner Keynote

    Senator John Kerry delivered the keynote address to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Awards Dinner at the Washington Convention Center. The annual dinner is the…

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    Voter Unity Campaign Launch

    Officials held a news conference to talk about the Unity '04 Campaign. The campaign was designed to be a voter registration, voter education, and get out the vote effort. After…

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    Operations in Iraq

    Participants talked about reconstruction efforts in Iraq. Among the topics they addressed were the justifications given for going to war, U.S. interests in the region, the search for…

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    Minorities and Potential Conflict in Iraq

    The panelists talked about the socio-economic impact of a war with Iraq on African Americans. Following prepared remarks, they responded to questions from the audience.

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    Dialogue on Race Relations

    Participants talked about minority coalition building as a means of empowering Latino and African-American voters. Among the issues they addressed were models for building effecting…

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    Judicial Nomination Reaction

    Members spoke to reporters about their opposition to the nomination of Judge Charles Pickering to the U.S. Fifth Circuit. Following their remarks they answered questions from the…

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    Anti-Terrorism Efforts and African-Americans

    Panelists explored the effects of the war on terrorism on African-Americans and policy issues of importance to that community. Ms. Silmon served as moderator. They answered…

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    Voting Issues

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    Civil Liberties Issues

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    Prison and Sentencing Reform

    Participants talked about the CBC Foundation’s report, “Justice on Trial.”

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    Securing Our Nation From Terrorism

    In a town hall meeting, participants spoke about security concerns of U.S. families and the nation following terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Among the…

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    Reparations for Slavery

    During their annual legislative conference, foundation members heard testimony from activists and black leaders about empowering the movement to obtain reparations for slavery.

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    African-American Issues

    President Clinton stressed his administration’s accomplishments in areas such as crime, education and especially the economy. He also emphasized that he believes the diversity of…

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    Resolving Conflicts in Africa

    As part of its annual legislative conference, members of the Congressional Black Caucus and others gathered to discussed several conflicts in Africa. One panel focused on the recent…

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    Redistricting and Civil Rights Town Hall

    Mr. Ogletree led a town hall meeting of Congressional Black Caucus members who talked about the legal issues, concerns of African-American members of Congress, and future…

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    African-American Legislative Summit

    Participants discussed the impact of the 104th Congress on African-Americans. They also examined how African-Americans can impress their agenda on Congress. The audience also…

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