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    Funeral Service for Marion Barry

    Civil rights leaders, colleagues, and friends of the late Marion Barry gathered at the Washington Convention Center for a funeral service for former Washington, D.C, mayor, who died on November 23, 2014. The…

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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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    Memorial Service for James Forman

    Notable policy makers and civil rights activists gathered at a memorial service at Peoples Congregational Church for the late James Forman, former executive secretary of the Student…

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    Tribute to DC Mayor Marion Barry

    Friends, associates, and admirers held a tribute for retiring Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry. Participants celebrated his work in politics and his achievements for minorities.

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    Kwame Ture Tribute

    Friends and colleagues gathered to honor Kwame Ture, a leader of voting drives and student activities during the civil rights movement. They shared personal experiences of their common struggles and…

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    District of Columbia Future

    The future of the District of Columbia was talked about by DC leaders and members of the U.S. Congress. They talked about the city’s financial condition, administrative structure and…

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    District of Columbia Revitalization Plan

    District of Columbia delegate Norton and Mayor Barry responded to President Clinton’s announcement of incentives to spur private investment in the District of Columbia. They took questions…

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    Martin Luther King Birthday Activities

    The participants talked with reporters about two tributes to Martin Luther King, Jr. and other Inaugural activities commemorating his birthday. They took questions from the press. Mr.…

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    African-American Civil War Memorial

    Participants gathered to celebrate a memorial to honor more than 200,000 African-American soldiers who served in Union forces during the Civil War. The memorial was required by legislation…

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    Black Voters and the Labor Movement

    Vice President Gore and others participated in a National Education Forum that talked about the decline of trade unions, the role of black voters in the labor movement and in the 1996…

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    Secretary Brown Memorial Service

    The memorial service for Commerce Secretary Ron Brown, held at the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Washington D.C.. Brown was killed in the crash of a U.S. Air Force jet in Croatia that took…

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    U.S. Capital Renovations

    Participants gathered to open an exhibit on the “Monumental Core Plan,” which would attempt to reemphasize memorials, federal buildings and museums as the centerpiece of the city layout.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast

    Participants gathered to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at a memorial breakfast. In his keynote speech, Jesse Jackson spoke about the continuing struggle for civil rights and political…

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    District of Columbia Oversight Bill

    Marion Barry, Mayor of Washington, DC (D) and others discussed the District of Columbia Oversight Bill which should help return the city to financial health.

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    District of Columbia Oversight Bill Signing

    President Bill Clinton signed into law the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Act. The District is near bankruptcy, and the president explained that the Act…

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