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    President Obama at National Action Network Convention

    President delivered remarks at the National Action Network’s 16th Annual Convention in New York City. He focused on voting rights.

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    Vice President Biden Remarks at Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

    The National Action Network held its fourth annual Washington, D.C., breakfast in honor of the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Mayflower Renaissance…

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    Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

    National Action Network held its fourth annual Washington, D.C., breakfast in honor of the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel.

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    50th Anniversary of March on Washington

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same spot where the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I have a…

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    Realize the Dream Rally and March Opening

    Opening remarks before civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke at the Lincoln Memorial at a “Realize the Dream” commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the…

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    Realize the Dream Rally and March

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke at the Lincoln Memorial at a “Realize the Dream” commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington…

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    Civil Rights Leadership Forum

    The Reverend Al Sharpton moderated a discussion with three generations of civil rights leaders on the state of the movement and its future. They discussed a range of issues including…

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    Racial Profiling and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about racial profiling, gun violence and advancing the civil rights movement in the aftermath of the killing of Trayvon Martin. Moderator Al Sharpton also interviewed…

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    Race and Elections

    Journalists talked about media portrayal and sensationalism of race in news coverage. Topics included the the lack of diversity in the news industry, the Trayvon Martin story and…

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    Secretary Sebelius Remarks

    Secretary Sebelius spoke about health care, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and how the programs enacted would reduce disparities in health care provision.

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    Lisa Jackson Remarks

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson spoke at the National Action Network conference. She talked about the link between environmental policy and health, economic,…

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    Secretary Donovan on the Housing Market and Foreclosures

    Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan talked about the economy, the housing market and foreclosures. In his remarks he referred to the$25 billion mortgage…

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    Labor Issues

    Union leaders participated in a forum on jobs and labor issues. Among the topics addressed were collective bargaining, the state of the economy, and job creation. Labor Secretary…

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    Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the annual convention of the National Action Network. In addition to Department of Justice initiatives on voting rights and criminal sentencing…

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    Criminal Justice System

    Panelists talked about race and the criminal justice system. Much of the discussion focused on the Trayvon Martin case in Florida in which a white neighborhood watchman shot and killed…

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    Martin Luther King Day Prayer Breakfast

    The National Action Network held its annual prayer breakfast in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. The 2012 theme was “King, Don’t Just Celebrate, Emulate.” Featured…

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    National Action Network 20th Annual Convention, Part 2

    African-American civil rights, political leaders, and youth advocates discussed their accomplishments from the past year in dealing with civil rights, education, unemployment, and political…

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    National Action Network 20th Annual Convention, Part 1

    African-American civil rights, political leaders, and youth advocates discussed their accomplishments from the past year in dealing with civil rights, education, unemployment, and political…

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    Prayer Breakfast in Honor of Martin Luther King

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan was the keynote speaker at the breakfast hosted by Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network on Martin Luther King, Jr’s legacy and the…

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    Reclaim the Dream Rally

    The National Action Network held a “Reclaim the Dream” rally at Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C. Speakers included Reverend Al Sharpton, Education Secretary Arne Duncan,…

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