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    Million Man March

    Coverage of the Million Man March included open phones segments, live crowd shots, interviews with rally participants on the Mall, and speeches by African-American men from all walks of…

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    30th Anniversary March on Washington

    Civil rights activists spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the 30th Anniversary March on Washington entitled, “Jobs, Justice and Peace.” The march, whose…

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    National Prayer Breakfast

    In the annual prayer breakfast, the president and vice president, legislators and others gathered to share stories of religious inspiration. Rep. Geren and Senator Simpson…

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    Presidential Medal of Freedom Awards

    During an afternoon ceremony in the White House East Room, President Clinton presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom--the highest honor given to a civilian--to the following…

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    National Prayer Breakfast

    Participants gathered to hear from political and religious leaders at the 46th annual prayer breakfast. Senator Akaka served as the master of ceremonies for the…

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    The Harassment of African American Officials

    The panel discussion focused on reported harassment of
    African American elected and appointed officials. One focus was the
    need to stop harassment, not just cope with it.

    Mary Sawyer…

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    Human Rights Campaign Dinner

    The Human Rights Campaign held its annual national dinner. President Clinton gave the keynote address and it was the first time a sitting president participated in the gay and lesbian…

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    African-American Women's Leadership Awards

    The NPCBW gave awards to six African-American women who have shown leadership in government or community service. Honorees such as Energy Secretary O’Leary addressed…

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    National Council of Negro Women Convention

    Friends and colleagues from the fields of business and politics gathered to pay tribute to Ms. Height. She recently announced she is stepping down from her post as leader of the…

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    Women and Pay Equity

    President Clinton commemorated the 35th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s signing of the Equal Pay Act. He and other speakers urged passage of legislation to strengthen the laws…

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    District of Columbia Shadow Senator

    Jesse Jackson announced that he would be a candidate for “shadow” senator for the District of Columbia. That means if the district was granted statehood and if…

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    Violence Against Women

    Participants discussed the issue of violence toward women as portrayed in media. They specifically addressed violence toward minority women and focused on recommendations to cure the…

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    The 1991 Civil Rights Act

    The National Rainbow Coalition, in coordination with the Citizen Education Fund, held a conference in Washington entitled “Empowerment '92: A Call to Action.” The conference…

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    Problems of Black Males in U.S. Cities

    The committee heard testimony on elements of the American social environment that hinder black men from advancing socially and economically. Issues to be addressed included…

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    Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Awards Dinner

    President Clinton and other dignitaries spoke at the Hubert H. Humphrey civil rights awards dinner to honor Americans who have furthered the cause of civil rights in U.S. society. In…

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    Civil Rights Issues

    Dorothy Height discussed civil rights issues and answered callers questions. 

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    First Annual Black Male Conference

    Black leaders spoke with reporters on issues facing black males, such as education, employment and crime.

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    Get Out the Vote Drive

    Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton spoke to supporters in a “get out the vote” drive on the Mall in Washington, DC, sponsored by the National Council of…

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    African-American Issues in 1996 and Beyond

    Rep. Payne, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, moderated a panel discussion on campaign strategies for 1996. The focus was on the differences in issues since the 1992 election…

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