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  • Opening News Conference
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    Opening News Conference

    Foundation officials announced the theme of the Annual Legislative Conference, “Changing Course, Confronting Crises, Continuing the Legacy.” Officers from Dell Corporation and others…

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  • 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…

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  • 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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  • Keynote Speech
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    Keynote Speech

    Representative Johnson gave the introductory remarks at the annual Congressional Black Caucus awards dinner. Among the topics she discussed were the upcoming fall elections and some…

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  • Awards Dinner
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    Awards Dinner

    As part of the Congressional Black Caucus awards dinner, Representative Jefferson recognized members of the caucus. Various awards were given to members of the African American community…

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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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  • Securing Our Nation From Terrorism
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    Securing Our Nation From Terrorism

    In a town hall meeting, participants spoke about security concerns of U.S. families and the nation following terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Among the issues…

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  • AfricanAmerican Issues
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    African-American Issues

    Congressional Black Caucus members talked with reporters about their meeting with President Bush. Rep. Johnson is chairman of the caucus.

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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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  • Election 2000 Issues Debate
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    Election 2000 Issues Debate

    After remarks by members of Congress, Professor Walters and Mr. Armstrong debated African-American issues, both conservative and liberal, in the 2000 presidential election. They also…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Awards Dinner
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    Congressional Black Caucus Awards Dinner

    Following the presentation of the millennium award to Nelson Mandela, Vice President Gore and President Clinton spoke to the Congressional Black Caucus about ways to empower minorities.…

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  • Black Legislative Priorities
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    Black Legislative Priorities

    Opening their 30th legislative forum with a news conference, black congressional leaders talked with reporters about the legislative issues they will pursue for the remainder of the session.

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  • Census 2000
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    Census 2000

    Secretary Richardson and others spoke to the conference about the impact of the 2000 census on black communities. They stressed the importance of all citizens completing their census forms…

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  • State of Black America
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    State of Black America

    Caucus leaders outlined their agenda for a weekend meeting. Among the issues they would discuss were the 2000 census, education, Social Security, health issues, drug policy, and serving the…

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  • Agriculture Department Loan Discrimination
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    Agriculture Department Loan Discrimination

    The Congressional Black Caucus held a forum in which they heard black farmers tell of Agriculture Department foreclosures, loan rejections and discrimination against black employees of the…

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  • Army Sexual Misconduct Investigation
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    Army Sexual Misconduct Investigation

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus briefed reporters on the U.S. Army investigation into sexual misconduct between drill sergeants and enlisted women in Aberdeen, MD. They stated…

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  • Redistricting and Civil Rights Town Hall
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    Redistricting and Civil Rights Town Hall

    Mr. Ogletree led a town hall meeting of Congressional Black Caucus members who talked about the legal issues, concerns of African-American members of Congress, and future goals. The first…

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  • Washington Journal Monday
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    Washington Journal: Monday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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