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  • Lessons of the Reconstruction Era
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    Lessons of the Reconstruction Era

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hosted a program titled, “Lessons of the Reconstruction Period for Today’s Civil Rights Debates.” Historians Eric Foner and Thavolia Glymph discussed the…

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  • Briefing on Hate Crimes Panel 3
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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 3

    Legal and policy experts talked about the increase in hate crimes against transgenders, immigrants, and those of certain religious groups, and why many of these crimes go unreported.…

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  • Briefing on Hate Crimes Panel 2
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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 2

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a day-long public briefing on hate crimes and other bias-related incidents. This portion of the event included testimony by victims and advocates…

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  • Briefing on Hate Crimes Panel 1
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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 1

    Law enforcement officials outlined best practices for investigating and responding to hate crimes. Panelists included officials from the Justice Department, the International Association of…

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  • Commission on Civil Rights Meeting Part 2
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    Commission on Civil Rights Meeting, Part 2

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights heard testimony from voting rights scholars on the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Professors Alexander Keyssar and Mary Ellen Curtin gave…

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  • Commission on Civil Rights Holds Meeting
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    Commission on Civil Rights Meeting

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held its August 2016 meeting, during which members discussed and voted on statements on a number of civil rights matters, including a recent settlement…

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  • Civil Rights Issues
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    Civil Rights Issues

    The speakers talked about the controversy over Senator Lott’s remarks at a recent 100th birthday celebration for Senator Strom Thurmond, civil rights issues, affirmative action, and other…

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  • Hate Groups
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    Hate Groups

    Civil rights and religious leaders, as well as victims of hate crimes, talked about growing divisions within some regions and sections of American culture. They were particularly concerned…

    191 views
  • Civil Rights at the Crossroads
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    Civil Rights at the Crossroads

    Panelists discussed the present and future direction of the civil rights movement. They discussed tactics of civil rights advocates of the past and how the arguments and issues have changed over the…

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  • Civil Rights Issues
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    Civil Rights Issues

    This is the first panel in the American Bar Association’s forum on civil rights. Dean Robinson gave a brief retrospective of the United States civil rights movement. The other speakers…

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  • Civil Rights
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    Civil Rights

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights continued to hear testimony from civil rights activists and scholars during the second day of hearings on rising racial and ethnic tensions in America. The…

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  • Overview of Racial and Ethnic Tensions
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    Overview of Racial and Ethnic Tensions

    Commisson members discussed instances of racial and ethnic tensions in the United States. Later, they discussed solutions to ethnic and racial problems.

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