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    State Voting Law Changes and Voters' Rights

    House Democratic members held a forum on recent voter identification requirements in Kansas, Tennessee, and Wisconsin, which had passed voter identification measures requiring a photo ID to…

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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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    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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    United Nations Conference on Women

    In a forum for the media, women’s activists talked about the upcoming United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing, China.

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    African-American Voters and 2010 Midterm Elections

    Panelists talked about African-American participation in the 2010 midterm elections, challenges facing black voters, and the potential impact of the African-American vote both nationally…

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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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    U.S. Voting Rights

    Panelists talked about recently passed laws and regulations in various states that could have the effect of suppressing minority participation in the 2012 elections.

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    Race and the Criminal Justice System

    Attorneys and legal experts talked about racial disparities in the charging and sentencing of minority defendants. Among the topics they addressed were New York City’s…

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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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    Women in the Civil Rights Movement

    Women civil rights leaders honored attorney Barbara Arnwine for her achievements in racial justice and civil rights. Then they discussed the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington…

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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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    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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    Voting Rights Act

    Participants talked about the history and legacy of the 1964 Voting Rights Act, race relations in the U.S., the impact of the act on voter participation and political activism, the pace of…

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    The Persistence of Racism in the U.S.

    These panelists discussed the persistence of racism in America with the historical context of the foundation of America as a racist nation. They explained how different cultural,…

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    Protecting Civil Liberties in a Natural Disaster

    Partcipants talked about protecting civil liberties, ensuring public safety, and providing services in response to natural disasters. They focused on the operation of the Department of…

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    Hurricane Katrina Evacuees: Response

    The Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina held a hearing titled “Hurricane Katrina: Voices from Inside the Storm.”…

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    Blacks and the 2004 Election

    Black leaders and representatives of get-out-the-vote organizations discussed black voters and the 2004 election. Topics included the increased number of young voters, possible…

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    Academics and Advocates on the 2012 Election Process

    Academics and voter advocates talked about the administration of the 2012 election.

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    Voting Problems in Florida

    Mr. Mfume and other officials heard complaints from residents about charges of fraud and voter intimidation in the presidential election in Florida. At issue was treatment of…

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    University of Michigan Affirmative Action Ruling

    Participants spoke to reporters about a Supreme Court decision on Affirmative Action programs at the University of Michigan. The Court ruled in favor of admissions policy at the…

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