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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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    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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    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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    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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    March on Washington Against Police Brutality

    The Redeem the Dream March on Washington Against Police Brutality was held on the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. Participants addressed a variety of topics including…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    National Leadership Forum

    African-American leaders talked about issues facing their community and various means to advance their agenda to improve conditions in black neighborhoods. Among the issues they…

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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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    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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    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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    March for Justice Rally

    Leaders from the Black community spoke at a rally to highlight problems of racism, inequality, civil rights, and the recent treatment of black and white students by the justice system in…

    433 views
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    Rally for Education Equality

    The Close the Gap: Equality in Education Rally was held on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Various civil rights leaders and education…

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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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    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…

    260 views
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    Media Portrayals of Blacks

    Al Sharpton was joined by a panel of journalists to discuss “Are Blacks Projected Fairly in the Media.” They discussed whether or not the media fairly portrays African Americans…

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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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