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    Race and National Politics

    Juan Williams moderated a discussion on the role race might play in the 2012 elections. Panelists agreed that race would be a factor. Topics included the Arizona immigration law,…

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    One Nation Rally

    Radio talk show hosts Ed Schultz and Tom Joyner, and numerous actors and entertainers attended a rally titled “Heeding a call to Put America Back to Work and Pull America Back…

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    Preparations for 2008 Elections

    Witnesses testified about election procedures, voting machine technology, operations by state and local registrars, as well as accuracy and accountability issues in preparation for the 2008…

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    Campaign 2008 and the Immigrant Vote

    Participants talked about the potential impact of the immigrant vote on the 2008 election. They also talked about the goals of a massive naturalization and voter mobilization campaign…

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    Immigration Reform Legislation

    The participants talked with reporters about comprehensive immigration reform legislation and urged Congress to pass it. They also responded to questions from the press. The event…

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    Report on Minority Voters

    The panelists discuss the findings of a new report, “Protecting Minority Voters,” and how these findings will affect the civil rights community. They also talked about…

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    Brown v. Board of Education, Afternoon Session

    Participants talked about the significance of the decision in the Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. Among the topics they addressed were how the decision was reached, the application of…

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    Civil Rights Issues

    The speakers talked about the controversy over Senator Lott’s remarks at a recent 100th birthday celebration for Senator Strom Thurmond, civil rights issues, affirmative action, and…

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    Racial Profiling, Crime and Harassment

    Participants talked about racial profiling practices in the wake of terrorist attacks on the U.S. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.

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    Attorney General Nomination Opposition

    Coalition members spoke in opposition to the nomination of John Ashcroft to be attorney general of the U.S.

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    Asian-American Issues

    Officials representing the Asian Pacific American community spoke to reporters following a meeting with President Clinton. The meeting focused on new programs being implemented to…

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    Hate Groups

    Civil rights and religious leaders, as well as victims of hate crimes, talked about growing divisions within some regions and sections of American culture. They were particularly…

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    Women's Issues and Clinton Investigation

    Feminist leaders spoke to the press about the potential impeachment of President Clinton. They strongly objected to impeachment proceedings and urged both women and men to actively…

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    Women and Affirmative Action

    Panel members participated in a roundtable concerned with women’s rights and affirmative action. They discussed whether affirmative action is still required in education,…

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    Census Sampling in 2000

    Representatives pledged their support for the use of sampling in the year 2000 U.S. Census. House Speaker Newt Gingrich is opposed to the idea, and has filed a lawsuit to block the…

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    Civil Rights at the Crossroads

    Panelists discussed the present and future direction of the civil rights movement. They discussed tactics of civil rights advocates of the past and how the arguments and issues have…

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    Welfare Reform and Ethnic Communities

    Members of the congressional Hispanic and Asian-American caucuses and others talked with reporters about the impact of welfare reform on ethnic communities. They said they supported…

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    Building Stronger Communities

    Panelists discussed how to motivate various constituencies and foster cooperation among many groups to reinforce community structures and values in the immediate and long-term…

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    Bilingual Voting Requirements Repeal

    The subcommittee heard testimony from members of Congress, legal experts and others on H.R. 351, a proposal to repeal current laws mandating that all registration and voting materials be…

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    Feminist Expo '96

    Legislators and feminist activists gathered to discuss a variety of issues, including affirmative action and the federal budget. They also criticized the actions of the 104th Congress…

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