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    Herman Cain Presidential Announcement

    Herman Cain announced his decision to run for the Republican nomination to be the 2012 presidential candidate. Telephone lines were open at the end of the program for comments on the…

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    State of the Black Union 2006: Defining the Agenda

    In the first panel of an afternoon session of State of the Black Union 2006 titled, “Defining the African American Agenda, Part II,” participants focused on the State of the…

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    State of the Black Union 2005: Defining the Agenda, Part 2

    In the second panel of an afternoon session titled “State of the Black Union 2005: Defining the African American Agenda,” Mr. Brown moderated a discussion on framing a…

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    National Organization for Marriage (NOM) Rally on the National Mall

    Opponents of same-sex marriage gathered on the National Mall to show their support for the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Organizer Brian Brown said that the march reflected “the…

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    Health Care Reform Issues

    Members of the National Black Pro-Life Union and Priests for Life, and others, held a press conference to express their opposition to health care reform proposals that provided insurance of…

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    Future of Marriage Panel

    Panelists talked about “traditional” marriage between a man and a woman as well as family structure. They argued that children from single parent homes were at greater risk…

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    Values Voter Summit, Afternoon Session

    In the afternoon portion of the first day of a three-day Values Voters Summit, several Republican presidential candidates and others spoke about policy issues, social policy, and the role…

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    Politics in a Post-Religious America

    Jim Wallis, the founder and editor in chief of Sojourners magazine, talked about his book The Great Awakening: Reviving Faith and Politics in a Post-Religious Right America, published by…

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    The Religious Right and Voting

    The panelists discussed the religious right as a voting block in the upcoming presidential election. Topics included faith-related policy issues and candidates' ideas about religious…

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    Campaign 2008 and Moral Issuses

    Lou Engle, former Governor Mike Huckabee, Tony Perkins, and Bishop Harry Jackson talked about the current political climate and their problems with each presidential candidate on the issues…

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    Hate Crimes Legislation

    The guests talked about the hate crimes bill, HR 1592, that is scheduled for House floor debate May 4. The bill strengthens penalties for the commission of hate crimes and extends…

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    Martin Luther King Legacy of Service

    Speakers honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s outreach to the black community. They discussed his legacy of service and the standard of volunteerism that he set. The event…

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    Judicial Nominations

    Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) and Bishop Harry Jackson of the High Impact Leadership Coalition and other ministers from the black community held a news conference on the use of…

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    Alito Supreme Court Nomination

    African American leaders spoke to reporters in support of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito. Among the topics they discussed were his rulings on court cases, his…

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    Religion and Politics

    Guests talked about the role of religion in politics, the use of political institutions for policy advocacy, and the influence of evangelical Christianity on U.S. public policy. They…

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