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    60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at an NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund luncheon commemorating the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Following Attorney General…

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    16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Commemoration Ceremony

    An official ceremony was held at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, to commemorated the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the church by segregationists on September 15,…

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    16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Wreath-Laying Ceremony

    As part of a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the bombing at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, a wreath was laid outside the church at the spot where a…

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    Voting Rights

    Panelists talked about the implications of the Supreme Court decision that struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act in the case of Shelby County v. Holder. They focused on actions…

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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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    Attorney General Holder Remarks at NAACP Convention

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the 104th annual NAACP convention. He talked about the Justice Department’s efforts to protect and expand voting rights. He also…

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    NAACP on Voting Rights Act Decision

    NAACP leaders spoke to reporters following the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder in which the court ruled that the preclearance provisions of the Voting Rights Act could not…

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    NAACP Annual Convention

    Participants spoke about the NAACP’s policy priorities including financial services, health care, criminal justice, employment and civil rights. They focused on how various Obama…

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    NAACP Annual Convention

    The NAACP met and discussed issues within the African-American community including voting rights, education, and civic participation. As pivotal elections approach in 2012, the summit…

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    Vice President Biden at the NAACP 2012 Annual Convention

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the 103rd Annual Convention of the NAACP. He outlined the differences between President’s and Mitt Romney’s policies on health care,…

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    Mitt Romney at the NAACP Annual Convention

    Mitt Romney spoke to attendees at the NAACP convention in Houston, Texas. In his remarks he talked about job creation, the economy, and reasons he would benefit the black…

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    Race Issues in Hollywood

    African-American actors talked about obstacles they face in the television and film industry. Each spoke about the barriers they faced starting their careers as actors or stuntmen and…

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    African-American Political Power

    Activists talked about their concerns and recommendations for the 2012 elections. Topics included political power, voting laws, redistricting, and past elections. This program was part…

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    NAACP Annual Convention

    Rosalyn Brock spoke about the state of the civil rights movement and cautioned against complacency in the black community following the election of president Obama.

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    Funeral Service for Benjamin Hooks

    Family, friends and colleagues celebrated the life and legacy of civil rights pioneer Rev. Dr. Benjamin Lawson Hooks. Speakers included Senator Lamar Alexander,…

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    NAACP Centennial Convention

    Participants spoke about youth activism and public service at the NAACP’s 100th annual convention. Among the topics they addressed were strategies to increase youth participation…

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    NAACP Centennial Convention

    Speakers celebrated the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. They spoke about historic achievements and the future of the civil rights movement. This plenary session of the NAACP Centennial…

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    McCain NAACP Speech

    Senator John McCain spoke at the 99th Annual Convention of the NAACP held at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He spoke about the history of the NAACP and meeting the needs…

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    Obama NAACP Speech: Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments after an airing of the speech by Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) to the 99th Annual Convention of the NAACP, held in the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati,…

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