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  • Voter Identification Laws
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    Voter Identification Laws

    Panelists talked about recent voter identification laws passed in several states, including Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida. Topics included proposed and actual changes to voting…

    771 views
  • Conservative Black Forum
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    Conservative Black Forum

    African-American Republican leaders held a forum to discuss the black community and the conservative movement. Topics included unemployment in the African-American community and ways to…

    10,096 views
  • Newsmakers with Representative Emanuel Cleaver
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    Newsmakers with Representative Emanuel Cleaver

    Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) talked about the Black Caucus’s view of the U.S. jobs situation, especially how black Americans have been affected by it and how to address it, a CBC view on…

    432 views
  • Economic Climate and Minority Communities
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    Economic Climate and Minority Communities

    Representative Emanuel Cleaver introduced a panel of public policy analysts who talked about the impact of proposed cuts to programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, and the role of…

    434 views
  • Congressional Black Caucus SwearingIn Ceremony
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    Congressional Black Caucus Swearing-In Ceremony

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus conducted a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony. Outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders addressed the caucus.

    821 views
  • Discussion on Race
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    Discussion on Race

    Panelists talked about the scientific, historic, legal, and socio-cultural roles of race in U.S. culture. At the start of the program a video tribute in honor of Jesse Jackson’s…

    672 views
  • Leadership Challenges for Black Mayors
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    Leadership Challenges for Black Mayors

    Rev. Cleaver, the former mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, talked about the challenges facing African American mayors. He was introduced by Mayor Murrell, president of the National Conference…

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  • Census 2000
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    Census 2000

    Secretary Richardson and others spoke to the conference about the impact of the 2000 census on black communities. They stressed the importance of all citizens completing their census forms…

    34 views
  • AfricanAmerican Urban Issues
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    African-American Urban Issues

    Four African-American mayors, two from large cities and two from smaller cities, discussed strategies for community development. They examined several topics, including economic…

    55 views
  • State of US Cities
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    State of U.S. Cities

    Mayor Cleaver, the current president of the National Conference of Black Mayors, delivered the keynote address at the organization’s annual meeting. In his remarks, he examined the policies…

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  • AfricanAmerican Urban Issues
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    African-American Urban Issues

    Mayors from three urban areas spoke about the the need for federal funding in urban communities including a stimulus package for road construction, schools, and city cleanup.

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  • Political Views of AfricanAmericans
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    Political Views of African-Americans

    Home Box Office and the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies co-sponsored a forum on the political views of African-Americans regarding the 1992 presidential elections. The forum…

    90 views
  • Development of a National Organization
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    Development of a National Organization

    The first annual National Black Male Conference met to discuss the issues facing black males in the United States. The development of a national organization for black males was proposed.

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  • Permanent Principles in Party Politics
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    Permanent Principles in Party Politics

    Complete title is “Developing Permanent Principles in Party Politics.”

    52 views