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  • Youth Activists Hold Climate Strike Rally at the US Capitol
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    DC Climate Strike Rally

    Youth climate activists from Washington, DC, and around the country, as well as representatives from climate advocacy groups and the climate science community, participated in the Global Youth DC…

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  • House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Climate Change
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    House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Climate Change

    The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on the impact of climate change on American communities. Members first heard from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper (D) and…

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  • Senator Bernie Sanders Delivers Address on Climate Change
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    Climate State of the Union

    Climate activists spoke about grassroots efforts to adopt tougher policies on climate change and reduce fossil fuel consumption. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) opened the program moderated by 350.org…

    1,365 views
  • ANSWER Coalition Holds Protest Rally
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    ANSWER Coalition Rally

    The Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition held a rally at the Navy Memorial Plaza to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s swearing-in as president. Issues addressed included…

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  • Discussion Focuses on the Civil Rights in the Trump Administration
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    Institute of the Black World Conference, Town Hall

    Black leaders and scholars outlined ways minority groups during a Donald Trump administration can protect such civil rights as the right to vote. They spoke at the Institute of the Black…

    1,936 views
  • Politic365 Forum on Workplace Diversity
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    Workforce Diversity

    Members of Congress and business community leaders talked about political and public policy discourse on diversity within the American workforce.

    257 views
  • Civil Rights Groups Conference Call
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    Civil Rights Groups Conference Call

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    Black national civil and human rights organization leaders held a media teleconference to discuss the escalating tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing by a police officer on…

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  • Redeem the Dream Summit Part 3
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    Redeem the Dream Summit, Part 3

    Younger civil rights activists talked about the future of the movement, how to better organize, and get youth involved in pushing for change. “The Next 50 Years: Freedom Forward” was a…

    211 views
  • Natl Action Network Marks 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
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    Realize the Dream Rally and March

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke at the Lincoln Memorial at a “Realize the Dream” commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and…

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  • Forward on Climate Rally
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    Forward on Climate Rally

    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Van Jones spoke at a climate change rally held on the National Mall. Organizers urged President Obama to begin his second term with energy policies…

    1,368 views
  • 2012 State of Black America
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    2012 State of Black America

    Panelists talked about the state of black America in 2012. Topics included young people and voting, the economy, and social media. After their discussion they answered audience members'…

    805 views
  • Green Jobs and Economic Recovery
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    Green Jobs and Economic Recovery

    Panelists talked about the findings of the Bread for the World Institute’s 2010 Hunger Report, “A Just and Sustainable Recovery.” The report shows that reducing climate change and creating…

    265 views
  • Energy Climate Change and Jobs
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    Energy, Climate Change, and Jobs

    Obama Adminstration cabinet members spoke to reporters after meeting with community activists to discuss job creation efforts.

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  • Economics and Diversity
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    Economics and Diversity

    A panel talked about the diversity of young adults and their economic expectations. Topics included the economic status of immigrants and their children, the effect of the racial wealth gap, the economic contours…

    272 views
  • Climate Change Legislation
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    Climate Change Legislation

    National religious, student, and climate leaders held a rally on Capitol Hill. They had called for a national day of fasting to urge Congress to pass strong climate legislation during the…

    69 views
  • AntiWar Rally
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    Anti-War Rally

    Members of Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (A.N.S.W.E.R.) and other anti-war organizations held a rally in the north parking lot of the Pentagon. The rally marked the fourth anniversary…

    196 views
  • Liberal Political Strategy
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    Liberal Political Strategy

    The speakers talked about creating Democratic infrastructure within states, grassroots movements, union members, historical accomplishments, timing of presidential primary elections,…

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  • Blacks and the 2004 Election
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    Blacks and the 2004 Election

    Black leaders and representatives of get-out-the-vote organizations discussed black voters and the 2004 election. Topics included the increased number of young voters, possible disenfranchisement…

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