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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 4

    Scholars talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. The panelists provided varied policy recommendations for improving…

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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 3

    Scholars talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities and they analyzed the academic and socio-economic barriers for minority…

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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 2

    University system heads talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. Panelists talked about what had worked in their…

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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 1

    Federal government officials talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. Topics included measuring the effectiveness of high…

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    LGBT Employees and Workplace Discrimination

    Government officials and activists discussed the scope of federal protection against workplace discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. Officials…

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    Immigration Detention Facilities Management

    Officials from several federal agencies discussed how immigration detention facilities are created, operated, and maintained. Chair Castro made introductory remarks. Federal Agency…

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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 was…

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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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