Civil Rights Enforcement

The NAACP held a public forum on civil rights enforcement by the U.S. Department of Justice. Topics included the possible… read more

The NAACP held a public forum on civil rights enforcement by the U.S. Department of Justice. Topics included the possible congressional renewal of the Voting Rights Act, the District of Columbia voting rights act, the failure of the Justice Department to uphold the Voting Rights Act. Representatives of civil rights organizations described instances of civil rights violations that were not pursued by the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. One witness said the Division has become politicized. 

The event was held in the Russell Senate Office Building. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
193344-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 10, 2006
Last Aired:
Jul 11, 2006

Airing Details

  • Jul 10, 2006 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 11, 2006 | 4:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 11, 2006 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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