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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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    Redeem the Dream Summit, Part 3

    Younger civil rights activists talked about the future of the movement, how to better organize, and get youth involved in pushing for change.  “The Next 50 Years: Freedom…

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    Redeem the Dream Summit, Part 2

    Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and the parents of Trayvon Martin talked about the status of civil rights and urged people to actively participate. A film montage of current and historic…

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    Redeem the Dream Summit, Part 1

    The Reverend Jesse Jackson and Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) were among the civil rights leaders who reflected on the 1963 March on Washington and commented on the current state of…

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    Economic Opportunities for Youth and Minorities

    Panelists talked about the effectiveness of existing education policies in helping minorities compete for jobs and attain economic mobility. Topics included the impact of the high…

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    President Obama Remarks to National Urban League

    President Obama spoke at the National Urban League conference about the recent Colorado movie theater shooting and called for stricter gun background checks on weapons such as AK-47s. He…

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    2012 State of Black America

    Panelists talked about the state of black America in 2012. Topics included young people and voting, the economy, and social media. After their discussion they answered audience…

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    2012 State of Black America Report

    Marc Morial talked about the 2012 State of Black America Report. The report indicated that 34 states had some form of voter identification law, and that a rising number of states were…

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    Minority Access to Broadband Technology and Job Creation

    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioners and minority community leaders talked about a new National Urban League report that found substantial efforts to bridge the digital…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Ed Montgomery and Ron Bloom spoke with reporters at the daily White House briefing about the effort to revive the U.S. auto industry. They said plans to sell the government’s…

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    U.S. Education Agenda

    President Obama addressed the 100th anniversary convention of the National Urban League. He talked about the future of U.S. education and what his administration is doing to help…

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    National Urban League Conference, Panel Discussion

    Participants spoke about the state of the black community in American cities. Among the topics they addressed were the legacy of the civil right movement, challenges facing the urban…

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    Representative Rangel Remarks to National Urban League

    Democratic Congressman Charles Rangel spoke about the legacy and future of the National Urban League.

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    National Urban League Conference, Opening

    Following opening remarks by Maudine Cooper, Marc Morial, Democratic National Committee Chair Tim Kaine, and Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele, Vernon Jordan gave the…

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    African Americans in the U.S. Census

    African American leaders spoke to reporters about a meeting with Commerce Secretary Gary Locke. about efforts by the 2010 U.S. Census to address the issue of undercounting of…

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    The State of Black America

    Panelists discussed the recent meeting between President Obama, Henry Louis Gates, and Cambridge police office James Crowley. They also talked about current race relations in…

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    Vice Presidential Remarks at National Urban League Conference

    Vice President Joe Biden delivered remarks at the 2009 National Urban League annual conference. He talked about the impact of the Obama Administration’s economic policies had on…

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    Obama Speech to National Urban League

    Senator Barack Obama spoke at the annual National Urban League convention in Orlando, Florida. He talked about his education initiatives, civil rights, and other topics.

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    McCain Speech to National Urban League

    Senator John McCain spoke at the annual National Urban League Convention in Orlando, Florida. He talked about crime and other issues. The event included a question and answer…

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    State of Black America 2008 Report

    The National Urban League released their annual “State of Black America” report. Former Mayor Marc Morial talked about statistics that show disparities between blacks and…

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