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    Hearing on Voting Rights During Coronavirus Pandemic

    The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a virtual hearing on protecting voting rights during the coronavirus pandemic. Among the…

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    Voting Rights and Election Administration

    The House Administration Subcommittee on Elections held a hearing on voting rights and election procedures. Witnesses among the four panels included leaders from the NAACP and American…

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    African-American Voters and the Midterm Elections

    Representatives Xavier Becerra (D-CA) and John Lewis (D-GA) joined legal advocates to examine the impact of voting and the state of Black America ahead of the 2014 midterm elections. They also…

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    Town Hall on Shooting in Ferguson, Missouri

    Panelists talked about race relations following the August 9, 2014, police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown and the subsequent protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Topics included…

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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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    Race and the Criminal Justice System

    Attorneys and legal experts talked about racial disparities in the charging and sentencing of minority defendants. Among the topics they addressed were New York City’s “stop and frisk” policies, the…

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    Redeem the Dream Summit, Part 2

    Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and the parents of Trayvon Martin talked about the status of civil rights and urged people to actively participate. A film montage of current and historic…

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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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    Civil Rights Leaders on the Voting Rights Act

    Civil rights leaders spoke to the press after a meeting with President Obama and Attorney General Holder on the Voting Rights Act. They said they were encouraged, with the Reverend Al Sharpton describing the…

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    NAACP on Voting Rights Act Decision

    NAACP leaders spoke to reporters following the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder in which the court ruled that the preclearance provisions of the Voting Rights Act could not…

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    Women in the Civil Rights Movement

    Women civil rights leaders honored attorney Barbara Arnwine for her achievements in racial justice and civil rights. Then they discussed the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and current issues,…

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    Academics and Advocates on the 2012 Election Process

    Academics and voter advocates talked about the administration of the 2012 election.

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    U.S. Voting Rights

    Panelists talked about recently passed laws and regulations in various states that could have the effect of suppressing minority participation in the 2012 elections.

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    State Voting Law Changes and Voters' Rights

    House Democratic members held a forum on recent voter identification requirements in Kansas, Tennessee, and Wisconsin, which had passed voter identification measures requiring a photo ID to…

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    African-American Political Power

    Activists talked about their concerns and recommendations for the 2012 elections. Topics included political power, voting laws, redistricting, and past elections. This program was part of…

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    African-American Voters and 2010 Midterm Elections

    Panelists talked about African-American participation in the 2010 midterm elections, challenges facing black voters, and the potential impact of the African-American vote both nationally…

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    National Urban League Conference, Panel Discussion

    Participants spoke about the state of the black community in American cities. Among the topics they addressed were the legacy of the civil right movement, challenges facing the urban poor,…

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    Voting Rights Act

    Participants talked about the history and legacy of the 1964 Voting Rights Act, race relations in the U.S., the impact of the act on voter participation and political activism, the pace of…

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    Protecting Civil Liberties in a Natural Disaster

    Partcipants talked about protecting civil liberties, ensuring public safety, and providing services in response to natural disasters. They focused on the operation of the Department of Homeland…

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    Civil Rights Enforcement

    Representatives of organizations that promote civil rights testified that the Justice Department Civil Rights Division has not enforced laws. Topics included voting rights, specific cases…

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