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    Memorial Service for Reverend C.T. Vivian

    A funeral service was held for civil rights activist Reverend C.T. Vivian in Atlanta. Fellow civil rights activist and friends, including Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and actor and…

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    50th Anniversary of March on Washington

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same spot where the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I have a dream” speech, for the…

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    16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Commemoration Ceremony

    An official ceremony was held at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, to commemorated the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the church by segregationists on September 15,…

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    Walk in My Shoes

    Former Ambassador Young and Kabir Shegal talked about their book Walk in My Shoes: Conversations Between a Civil Rights Legend and His Godson on the Journey Ahead (Palgrave Macmillan,…

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    Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared by her many friends and colleagues.

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    National Urban League Conference, Panel Discussion

    Participants spoke about the state of the black community in American cities. Among the topics they addressed were the legacy of the civil right movement, challenges facing the urban poor,…

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    Walk in My Shoes

    Andrew Young talked about his life and career, which included civil rights activism as an adviser to Martin Luther King, Jr., mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, and U.S. ambassador to the United…

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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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    Canadian Pre-Inauguration Special

    Peter Mansbridge hosted a pre-inaugural special edition of “The Nation” from the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C. The live show focused on the day’s pre-inaugural events, the Martin…

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    Reflections on the 1963 March on Washington

    Participants discussed the 1963 March on Washington and the impact that it had on the civil rights movement and on recent U.S. history.

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    A Way Out of No Way

    Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young talked about his autobiographical book A Way Out of No Way: The Spiritual Memoirs of Andrew Young. He spoke about his time as a civil rights leader,…

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    Financial Literacy

    Operation HOPE officially launched a national financial literacy campaign, “Banking on Our Future Across America,” for inner city youth with a panel discussion on personal financial issues and the…

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    Selma Voting Rights March Anniversary

    Participants gathered at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where in 1965 the civil rights movement gained national attention when white law enforcement officers used physical force to prevent…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Design Unveiling

    Design finalists and judges participated in the unveiling of the winning design for the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial. The memorial will be located on the National Mall. The Roma…

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    Underground Railroad Center Groundbreaking

    The groundbreaking ceremony for the new National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati included speeches by the first lady, former Ambassador Young, and an appearance by…

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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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    Election '98: Take Back the House

    Congressional Democrats discussed campaign strategies to gain control of Congress in the 1998 midterm election.

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    African-American Male Status in Society

    After reading a passage from the Book of Isiah, Andrew Young spoke about the crisis within the African-American community, about which a commission, of which he is a member, conducted a…

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    Affirmative Action

    Panelists discussed maintaining the Affirmative Action provisions.

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