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  • Reverend Al Sharpton Hosts PreInauguration Rally
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    National Action Network Pre-Inauguration Rally

    Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders led a march on issues including voting rights, criminal justice, health care and pay equity. Following the march, a rally was held near…

    2,275 views
  • 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…

    1,921 views
  • Washington Journal Melanie Campbell on Black Women in the US
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    Black Women in the U.S.

    Melanie Campbell talked about the National Coalition of Black Civic Participation’s Black Women’s Roundtable summit and the results of its report on the state of black women in the U.S.

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  • Washington Journal Roundtable on Black Women Voters in 2016
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    Black Women Voters in 2016

    Melanie Campbell and Vanessa DeLuca discuss a joint poll conducted by the National Coalition of Black Civic Participation and Essence Magazine on what issues were important to black women in the…

    10,788 views
  • Discussion on the Future of Civil Rights
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    Criminal Justice and Voting Rights

    Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights activists talked about African-American views of the criminal justice system. “Save Our Cities: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice and Police…

    317 views
  • Washington Journal Melanie Campbell on the State of Black Women in America
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    State of Black Women in America

    Melanie Campbell talked about the state of black women in America. She talked about the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s 4th Annual Black Women’s Roundtable “Healthy, Wealthy,…

    656 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…

    158 views
  • 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
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    50th Anniversary of March on Washington

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same spot where the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I have a dream” speech, for the…

    1,941 views
  • Redeem the Dream Summit Part 1
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    Redeem the Dream Summit, Part 1

    The Reverend Jesse Jackson and Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) were among the civil rights leaders who reflected on the 1963 March on Washington and commented on the current state of civil rights. Marc…

    120 views
  • Women in the Civil Rights Movement Part 2
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    Women in the Civil Rights Movement, Part 2

    Leaders of the civil rights movement discussed the contribution women have made to the movement to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. They focused on the current situation and…

    348 views
  • AfricanAmerican Political Power
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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…

    475 views
  • National Action Network 20th Annual Convention Part 2
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    National Action Network 20th Annual Convention, Part 2

    African-American civil rights, political leaders, and youth advocates discussed their accomplishments from the past year in dealing with civil rights, education, unemployment, and political power for African…

    216 views
  • National Action Network 20th Annual Convention Part 1
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    National Action Network 20th Annual Convention, Part 1

    African-American civil rights, political leaders, and youth advocates discussed their accomplishments from the past year in dealing with civil rights, education, unemployment, and political power for African…

    323 views
  • Prayer Breakfast in Honor of Martin Luther King
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    Prayer Breakfast in Honor of Martin Luther King

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan was the keynote speaker at the breakfast hosted by Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network on Martin Luther King, Jr’s legacy and the future of civil…

    1,747 views
  • Reclaim the Dream Rally
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    Reclaim the Dream Rally

    The National Action Network held a “Reclaim the Dream” rally at Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C. Speakers included Reverend Al Sharpton, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Urban League…

    2,816 views
  • African Americans in the US Census
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    African Americans in the U.S. Census

    African American leaders spoke to reporters about a meeting with Commerce Secretary Gary Locke. about efforts by the 2010 U.S. Census to address the issue of undercounting of Blacks. Among…

    133 views
  • Voting Rights Act
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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…

    174 views
  • Challenges Facing Black Women
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    Challenges Facing Black Women

    The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) convened their First Annual 2008 National Black Women’s Town Hall Meeting at their headquarters. After opening remarks by Dorothy Height, the…

    21,084 views
  • Black Women and Campaign 2008
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    Black Women and Campaign 2008

    Melanie Campbell, who is participating in today’s National Black Women’s Town Hall Meeting, hosted by the National Council of Negro Women, talked about what black women are considering as they…

    240 views
  • Extension of the Voting Rights Act
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    Extension of the Voting Rights Act

    Moderated by Professor Walters, panel members discussed the importance of extending the Voting Rights Act of 1965, some provisions of which expire in 2007. Among the issues they addressed…

    130 views
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