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  • 30th Anniversary March on Washington
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    30th Anniversary March on Washington

    Civil rights activists spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the 30th Anniversary March on Washington entitled, “Jobs, Justice and Peace.” The march, whose participants…

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  • AfricanAmerican Leadership Town Hall Meeting
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    African-American Leadership Town Hall Meeting

    This was a forum to dicuss issues of particular interest to African-Americans. This meeting was not sponsored by the NAACP as planned because of the dismissal of Ben Chavis as executive…

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  • NAACP Executive Director Dismissal
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    NAACP Executive Director Dismissal

    Mr. Chavis reacted to his dismissal as NAACP Executive Director by the Board of Directors.

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  • 1968  The Year and The War and The Culture
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    1968 - The Year and The War and The Culture

    Mr. Gibson and Mr. Chavis spoke on the civil rights movement in the late 1960's during a retrospective of the year 1968. The guests recalled the major figures and events of the civil rights…

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  • Life and Career of Ben Chavis
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    Life and Career of Ben Chavis

    Mr. Chavis, the new head of the NAACP, talked about growing up in the segregated south and his involvement in civil rights struggles. He related how he joined the NAACP when he was twelve…

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