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    Martin Luther King Day Prayer Breakfast

    The National Action Network held its annual prayer breakfast in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. The 2012 theme was “King, Don’t Just Celebrate, Emulate.” Featured…

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    Women Civil Rights Leaders, Part 2

    As part of the prelude to the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation hosted the Women Who Dare to…

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    Democratic National Committee Summer Meeting

    Governor Jay Nixon and Senator Claire McCaskill spoke to fellow Democrats about the party agenda and the 2010 midterm elections. Following their remarks a tribute video to Dorothy…

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    Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared by her many friends and colleagues. 

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    Dorothy Height Funeral Service

    Funeral service honoring the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Dorothy I. Height was held. Dr. Height, who was chair and president emerita of the National Council of…

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    Democratic National Committee Meeting

    Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting’s General Session at the Washington Hilton Hotel will include remarks by outgoing chairman Terry McAuliffe and the election of a new…

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    Kerry Campaign Event

    Following a speech by his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, Senator Kerry addressed several issues, including equal opportunity for women, privacy and abortion.

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    President Bush and lawmakers paid tribute to Dorothy Height for work on behalf of civil rights. Ms. Height then spoke about her experiences as she accepted the Congressional Gold…

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    African-American Issues

    Ms. Rice was presented an award for her leadership and her presence as a role model in the African-American community. In her remarks she spoke about the importance of family and…

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    Democratic Winter Meeting

    The new national chairman of the Democratic National Committee made a speech shortly after his election. The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate also spoke.

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    Labor Issues

    Ms. Herman talked about headline news stories of the confirmation processes of the various agency departments. She also responded to audience phone calls, faxes, and electronic…

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    Sweatshops and Child Labor

    Clinton Administration officials talked about their efforts to stop abusive forms of child labor around the world. They talked about the creation of the Raise the Children Initiative…

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    Labor Secretary Farewell

    Secretary Herman talked about the accomplishments of the Clinton-Gore administration and bade farewell to department employees.

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    Roosevelt Statue Dedication

    President Clinton dedicated a new statue of President Franklin Roosevelt depicting him in a wheel chair. In his speech he reviewed several measures adopted during his administration…

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    Representative Dixon Funeral

    Participants paid tribute to the late representative Dixon through their words and traditional religious music.

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    African-American Community Issues

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    Legislative Agenda

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    Annual Labor Day Report

    Secretary Herman talked with reporters and others about the annual “State of the American Work Force” report. She talked about the place of U.S. workers in the growing…

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    The Democratic National Convention

    Secretary Herman, a Democratic Convention speaker, talked about the administration’s economic priorities and her support of Vice President Gore at the convention. She responded…

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    Democratic National Convention Day 1 Evening

    After official welcoming remarks, two panels talked about how a Gore-Lieberman ticket would improve their lives. Delegates then paid tribute to women serving in the…

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