Presidential Remarks at NAACP 100th Anniversary

President Obama spoke at the NAACP 100th anniversary conference. In his remarks he talked about the organization’s historic… read more

President Obama spoke at the NAACP 100th anniversary conference. In his remarks he talked about the organization’s historic commitment to civil rights and remaining barriers to progress in the effort to improve civil rights. He said the “pain of discrimination is still felt in America” by various groups including African-Americans, Latinos, Muslims, and gay and lesbians. He also talked about the role of education, community involvement, and responsible parenting in elevating individuals in society. close

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

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White House Event
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Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 17, 2009
Last Aired:
Jul 20, 2009

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  • Jul 17, 2009 | 9:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 18, 2009 | 4:09am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 19, 2009 | 6:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 19, 2009 | 9:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 20, 2009 | 12:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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