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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…

    2,227 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…

    308 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…

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  • 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…

    127 views
  • 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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  • Electronic Voting
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    Electronic Voting

    Witnesses testified about the use of electronic voting machines, potential errors or manipulation of the election results, and recent problems in using newly acquired computerized voting…

    161 views
  • Voter Unity Campaign Launch
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    Voter Unity Campaign Launch

    Officials held a news conference to talk about the Unity '04 Campaign. The campaign was designed to be a voter registration, voter education, and get out the vote effort. After the news…

    94 views
  • AfricanAmerican Voter Participation
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    African-American Voter Participation

    Participants talked about levels of voter turn out in the 2002 midterm elections among the African-American community and the impact that black votes had on election results. They also…

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  • Voter Participation
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    Voter Participation

    The panelists discussed reasons for low voter turnout among African-Americans. After their prepared remarks, Mr. Parr served as moderator for general discussion and audience questions.…

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