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    President Obama at Civil Rights Summit

    President Barack Obama gave the keynote address at a three-day Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary…

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    Bill Clinton at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Bill Clinton gave the closing address on the second day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin,…

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    Jimmy Carter at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Jimmy Carter gave the closing address on the first day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014…

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    Senator Gillibrand and McCaskill on Military Sexual Assault Amendments

    Senators spoke about a proposed amendment to Defense authorization legislation that would take decisions on the prosecution of sexual assault cases out of the military chain of command and…

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    Mayor Mitch Landrieu at the Washington Ideas Forum

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landriu (D) spoke at the Washington Ideas Forum about a range of domestic issues, including gun violence and gun control, stop and frisk laws, and job creation.

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    History of Bell v. Maryland

    Panelists talked about Bell v. Maryland, a civil rights case argued in 1963, in which Robert Bell, who was a student at the time, was arrested for protesting against…

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    Book Discussion on Representing the Race

    Kenneth Mack talked about his book, Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer, in which he chronicles the first era of civil rights lawyers. He spoke at the 2013…

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    Book Discussion on Bus Ride to Justice

    Fred Gray, the attorney for Rosa Parks in the Montgomery Bus Boycott case, talked about his book, Bus Ride to Justice: Changing the Sytem by the System - The Life and Works of Fred Gray, in…

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    Republican Commemoration of the March on Washington

    The Republican National Committee hosted a luncheon at the Capitol Hill Club to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Alveda King sang…

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    50th Anniversary of Tuskegee Public High School Integration

    Former students of Tuskegee Public High School talked about when their high school was integrated September 2, 1963. They were joined by civil rights attorney Fred Gray, who represented the…

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    Hillary Clinton at American Bar Association

    At the annual American Bar Association conference, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received the highest award of the ABA, the 2013 ABA Medal, for conspicuous service in the cause…

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    Civil Rights Leaders on the Voting Rights Act

    Civil rights leaders spoke to the press after a meeting with President Obama and Attorney General Holder on the Voting Rights Act. They said they were encouraged, with the Reverend Al…

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    The Communicators with Lori Andrews

    Distinguished Professor of Law Lori Andrews, author of I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy, talked by remote video from Chicago about…

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    Panel on Civil Liberties and Security in the Age of Terrorism

    Robert Higgs, author of Delusions of Power: New Explorations of the State, War, and Economy, and Anthony Gregory, author of The Power of Habeas Corpus in America: From the King’s…

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    Voting Rights Act

    Witnesses testified on the implications of the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder, which overturned a key provision of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). Two of the five witnesses…

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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Technical Perspectives

    Technical experts talked about the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs leaked to the press by Edward Snowden. They explained how the collection of…

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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Legal Perspectives

    Legal experts talked about legal and constitutional questions about the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs leaked to the press by Edward…

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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Policy Perspectives

    Critics talked about the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs leaked to the press by Edward Snowden. The legality of the programs was challenged. Several options…

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    Project on Fair Representation on Voting Rights Act Decision

    Eric Blum responded to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelby County, Alabama v. Eric H. Holder, Jr. in which the court ruled that the preclearance provisions of the Voting Rights Act…

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    Congressional Black Caucus on Voting Rights Act Decision

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters following the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder in which the court ruled that the preclearance provisions of the…

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