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    NAACP Centennial Convention

    Speakers celebrated the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. They spoke about historic achievements and the future of the civil rights movement. This plenary session of the NAACP Centennial Convention…

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    The Importance of Civil Responsibility in America

    Mr. Hooks spoke to a group of sixth grade students about the importance of civic responsibility, the civil rights movement, and the influence that young people could have in civil…

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    Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Awards Dinner

    Current and former members of Congress introduced three recipients of honors for their work to further civil rights in an awards dinner. Justine Dart, Dorothy Height, and Raul Yzaguirre spoke following…

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    Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Awards Dinner

    Current and former members of Congress introduced three recipients who are honored for their work to further civil rights in an awards dinner. Justine Dart, Dorothy Height, and Raul Yzaguirre spoke…

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    Preparing a New Generation for the Struggle

    NAACP Executive Director Benjamin Hooks delivered the keynote address at the opening session of the 1991 Annual Convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The theme of the…

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    Reaction to Civil Rights Speech

    Representatives of the Black Leadership Forum held a press conference on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol to respond to President Bush’s commencement speech at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, on June 1. In…

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    The 1991 Civil Rights Act

    The National Rainbow Coalition, in coordination with the Citizen Education Fund, held a conference in Washington entitled “Empowerment '92: A Call to Action.” The conference sponsored a forum on…

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    Civil Rights Work Session

    The work session focused on the civil rights challenges facing the black community. The NAACP conference of black organizations convened to study self-help efforts to address the critical social…

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    1990 Civil Rights Act

    Following a meeting with President Bush, black leaders commented on civil rights legislation pending before Congress. The Bush administration had proposed an alternative to the bill in…

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    The Charge for Back Home Action

    Benjamin Hooks, Executive Director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, delivers closing address at a three-day NAACP conference in Washington, D.C.

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    Leadership RoundTable & Youth Forum

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    25th Anniversary March on Washington

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