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  • 1969 Stonewall Riots and LGBTQ Civil Rights
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    1969 Stonewall Riots and LGBTQ Civil Rights

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hosted a talk titled, “Stonewall at 50: The Movement for LGBT Civil Rights” by historian and author David Carter. Stonewall was a six-day gay rights uprising…

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  • Briefing on Hate Crimes Panel 4
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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 4

    Former officials from the Departments of Justice and Education took part in a forum on hate crimes. Also speaking was a former FBI special agent who talked about her experiences working in the…

    230 views
  • 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.…

    263 views
  • Sylvia Mendez Discusses emMendez v Westminsterem
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    Sylvia Mendez on Mendez v. Westminster School District

    Activist Sylvia Mendez spoke at a business meeting of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights about her experiences at the center of the 1947 federal court case Mendez v. Westminster School…

    1,448 views
  • US Commission on Civil Rights Discusses Transgender Rights Protections
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    Transgender Rights Protections

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights voted 6-2 in support of the Justice and Education Departments letter issued in May concerning the protection of rights of transgender students. The…

    188 views
  • Minority Students and Higher Education Part 4
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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 4

    Scholars talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. The panelists provided varied policy recommendations for improving federal financial aid and campus…

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  • Minority Students and Higher Education Part 3
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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 3

    Scholars talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities and they analyzed the academic and socio-economic barriers for minority students. Topics included…

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  • Minority Students and Higher Education Part 2
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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 2

    University system heads talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. Panelists talked about what had worked in their respective school systems and how…

    665 views
  • Discussion on the Impact of Higher Education for Minority Students
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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 1

    Federal government officials talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. Topics included measuring the effectiveness of high school to college programs…

    675 views
  • LGBT Employees and Workplace Discrimination Forum
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    LGBT Employees and Workplace Discrimination

    Government officials and activists discussed the scope of federal protection against workplace discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. Officials talked…

    1,516 views
  • emBrown v Board of Educationem Afternoon Session
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    Brown v. Board of Education, Afternoon Session

    Participants talked about the significance of the decision in the Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. Among the topics they addressed were how the decision was reached, the application of…

    337 views
  • 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…

    53 views
  • Women and Affirmative Action
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    Women and Affirmative Action

    Panel members participated in a roundtable concerned with women’s rights and affirmative action. They discussed whether affirmative action is still required in education, employment, and…

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  • Building Stronger Communities
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    Building Stronger Communities

    Panelists discussed how to motivate various constituencies and foster cooperation among many groups to reinforce community structures and values in the immediate and long-term future. They…

    28 views
  • Bilingual Voting Requirements Repeal
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    Bilingual Voting Requirements Repeal

    The subcommittee heard testimony from members of Congress, legal experts and others on H.R. 351, a proposal to repeal current laws mandating that all registration and voting materials be…

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  • Immigration Reform Interim Report Reaction
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    Immigration Reform Interim Report Reaction

    In response to an interim report issued by the Commission on Immigration Reform, participants opposed a proposed five-state computerized worker verification registry, fearing civil rights…

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