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  • President Obama and Hillary Clinton Address CBC Foundation Dinner
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    Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner

    Awards were presented at the 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner. Video tributes introduced the recipients.

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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…

    769 views
  • Charles Rangel Oral History Interview
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    Charles Rangel Oral History Interview

    Representative Charles Rangel talked about his life and career. Topics included the founding of the Congressional Black Caucus and his search for meaningful work after returning from…

    253 views
  • Memorial Service for Dorothy Height
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    Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared by her many friends and colleagues.

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  • Representative Rangel Remarks to National Urban League
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    Representative Rangel Remarks to National Urban League

    Democratic Congressman Charles Rangel spoke about the legacy and future of the National Urban League.

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  • New York Black and Puerto Rican Legislators Annual Conference
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    New York Black and Puerto Rican Legislators Annual Conference

    Former Representative Harold Ford gave the keynote speech at an annual conference for New York legislators. In his remarks he highlighted issues such as jobs, taxes, growing the economy,…

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  • Federal Cocaine Sentencing Laws
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    Federal Cocaine Sentencing Laws

    Witnesses testified about federal mandatory minimum laws for crack cocaine. Under current federal law it takes 100 times more powder cocaine than crack to trigger the five- and ten-year mandatory…

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  • Memoirs and Remembrances
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    Memoirs and Remembrances

    Moderated by Carla Ranger, authors talked about the topic, “Memoir and Remembrances: Making My Way Out of No Way.” They described their lives, their memoirs, and biographies they have written, saying that success is…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Conference
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    Congressional Black Caucus Conference

    The welcoming ceremony of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 37th Annual Legislative Conference was shown. The panelists talked about the advancements of African Americans in…

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  • Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony
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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    President George W. Bush participated in a Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring the Tuskegee Airmen and their service to the United States. The ceremony, held in the Capitol Rotunda,…

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  • Black Media and Black Stereotypes Panel
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    Black Media and Black Stereotypes Panel

    Participants talked about media portrayals of the black community, the role of the black media, biases in editorial decision-making, the experiences of black journalists, and depictions of stereotypes in the…

    864 views
  • Tribute to Specialist Shoshana Johnson
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    Tribute to Specialist Shoshana Johnson

    After the presentation of the colors, caucus members and Assistant Secretary Brownlee paid tribute to a U.S. Army Specialist who was held prisoner during the Iraq War. Shoshana Johnson was…

    269 views
  • Million Man March
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    Million Man March

    Coverage of the Million Man March included open phones segments, live crowd shots, interviews with rally participants on the Mall, and speeches by African-American men from all walks of…

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  • Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service
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    Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service

    Members paid tribute to the life and career of civil rights activist and first black U.S. representative, Shirley Chisholm. They talked about her impact on policy making, humanitarian…

    1,201 views
  • Changing the House Majority
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    Changing the House Majority

    Congressional leaders and others talked about strategies for the 2002 midterm elections. Among the topics they addressed were regaining control of the House of Representatives, voter…

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  • Town Hall Meeting
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    Town Hall Meeting

    Participants talked about the global economy and poverty, health and environmental issues, homeland security, and their impact on the African-American community. Following some introductory…

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  • Voting Issues
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    Voting Issues

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  • Congressional Black Caucus SwearingIn
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    Congressional Black Caucus Swearing-In

    The ceremony opened with a prayer by Reverend Jackson and the singing of “The National Anthem” and “The Negro National Anthem” by Tonya Lewis and “A Family Choir.” Other musical numbers…

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  • Florida Vote Results Reaction
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    Florida Vote Results Reaction

    Participants spoke to reporters about voting irregularities in the Florida election, charges of racial discrimination in the elections, and the election contest. Following their remarks…

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  • NAACP 90 Years of Making Democracy Work
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    NAACP: 90 Years of Making Democracy Work

    Participants talked about the progress the NAACP has made over the past 90 years. In his keynote address, Mr. Mfume said that the NAACP would file a class-action suit against handgun…

    103 views
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