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  • Walter Fauntroy Oral History Interview
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    Walter Fauntroy Oral History Interview

    The Reverend Walter Fauntroy talked about his life and career. He was the first delegate to Congress from the District of Columbia. This recording is from the Avoice Virtual Library Project…

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  • Black Leadership
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    Black Leadership

    Leaders from the black community spoke about developing a new agenda for minority rights, fostering community leadership, and tools for political action. Among the topics they addressed…

    215 views
  • Millions More Movement Morning
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    Millions More Movement, Morning

    The Millions More Movement commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March on the National Mall with speeches and performances highlighting the theme of reparation, repair,…

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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…

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  • March on Washington Anniversary Rally
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    March on Washington Anniversary Rally

    Participants talked about the legacy of the civil rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr. at a rally to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington in which Dr. King gave his “I…

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  • Martin Luther King Jr Plaque Dedication
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    Martin Luther King Jr. Plaque Dedication

    Participants talked about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement at a ceremony to unveil and dedicate a plaque commemorating the 1963 March on Washington and Dr. King’s…

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  • Minorities and Potential Conflict in Iraq
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    Minorities and Potential Conflict in Iraq

    The panelists talked about the socio-economic impact of a war with Iraq on African Americans. Following prepared remarks, they responded to questions from the audience.

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  • Voting Issues
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    Voting Issues

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  • Shadow Inauguration Protest Rally
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    Shadow Inauguration Protest Rally

    African-American activists gathered to deliver speeches protesting election results. They talked about the popular vote, voter disenfranchisement, and judicial indifference to their causes.…

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  • AfricanAmerican Voters in the 2000 Elections
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    African-American Voters in the 2000 Elections

    Following a press conference proposing a voters' bill of rights, participants talked about reforming ballots, voter participation, disenfranchisement during the 2000 elections, and future…

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  • Million Family March
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    Million Family March

    Thousands gathered on the national mall to renew their commitment to family solidarity and to advocate a number of causes. In a lengthy speech Mr. Farrakhan spoke about a variety of issues…

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  • March on Washington Against Police Brutality
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    March on Washington Against Police Brutality

    The Redeem the Dream March on Washington Against Police Brutality was held on the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. Participants addressed a variety of topics including racial…

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  • Redeem the Dream March
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    Redeem the Dream March

    Black leaders rallied their followers for the upcoming march to the Lincoln Memorial. They noted parallels between the 1960's and the current climate in regard to police brutality, racial…

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  • Race and Gender Town Hall Meeting
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    Race and Gender Town Hall Meeting

    Participants discussed many issues associated with race and gender, including rap music, religion, education, and ways in which black women can affect politics. They stressed that the…

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  • The Role of SCLC
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    The Role of SCLC

    Mr. King talked about the changes in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and describes programs he hopes to carry out. Mr. King was inaugurated earlier as the president of the…

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  • National Council of Negro Women Convention
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    National Council of Negro Women Convention

    Friends and colleagues from the fields of business and politics gathered to pay tribute to Ms. Height. She recently announced she is stepping down from her post as leader of the National…

    315 views
  • AfricanAmerican Leadership
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    African-American Leadership

    A number of domestic and foreign leaders talked about the politics of blacks abroad. They talked about the difficulties they face in dealing with race, class and the community. The forum…

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  • AfricanAmerican Issues
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    African-American Issues

    Mr. Fauntroy and Mr. Gregory spoke to a luncheon audience on issues affecting the African-American community. Mr. Fauntroy discussed the legacy of the Southern Christian Leadership…

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

    Representatives of several civil rights and special interest organizations spoke in a news conference to discuss the plans for the 30th anniversary march on Washington, DC. The march on August 28 will…

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  • Blacks and the International Market
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    Blacks and the International Market

    Rev. Fauntroy, former delegate to the House of Representatives from the District of Columbia, spoke at the fourteenth annual national training conference of Blacks in Government. His address…

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