Walter E. Fauntroy

Walter Edward Fauntroy is the former pastor of the New Bethel Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., and a civil rights activist. He is also a former delegate to the United States Congress and was a candidate for the 1972 and 1976 Democratic presidential nomination, as well as a human rights activist. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Walter E. Fauntroy has 113 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Ceremony. The year with the most videos was 1989 with 25 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 1,124 views per program. Most appearances with Jesse Jackson (13), Eleanor Holmes Norton (11), Ron Daniels (11). Most common tags: African Americans, King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr., Minorities.

Appearances by Title:c. September 18, 1999 - Present President, National Black Leadership Roundtable Videos: 18 c. January 1, 2004 - Present Chairman, Divest Sudan Drive, Sudan Campaign Videos: 1

Previously

Congressional Delegate, D-DC March 23, 1971 - January 3, 1991 Videos: 78 Director, March on Washington c. August 19, 1993 - c. August 25, 1993 Videos: 12 President, Black Leadership Conference c. August 28, 1992 - c. September 11, 1992 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • The Joe Madison Show

    The Joe Madison Show

    A live simulcast of the Joe Madison’s “The Black Eagle” show was shown. Topics included the Supreme Court ruling that…

  • Walter Fauntroy Oral History Interview

    Walter Fauntroy Oral History Interview

    The Reverend Walter Fauntroy talked about his life and career. He was the first delegate to Congress from the District of…

  • Transforming Conditions for Poor Minorities

    Transforming Conditions for Poor Minorities

    As part of an initiative to revitalize America’s “dark ghettos,” participants spoke about investment in urban programs,…

  • Black Leadership

    Black Leadership

    Leaders from the black community spoke about developing a new agenda for minority rights, fostering community leadership,…

  • Millions More Movement, Morning

    Millions More Movement, Morning

    The Millions More Movement commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March on the National Mall with speeches and…

  • Campaign to Combat Terrorism

    Campaign to Combat Terrorism

    Islamic leaders and religious scholars announced a national campaign to oppose the use of violence and terrorism in…

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