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  • Memorial Service for Dorothy Height
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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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  • March for Justice Rally
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    March for Justice Rally

    Leaders from the Black community spoke at a rally to highlight problems of racism, inequality, civil rights, and the recent treatment of black and white students by the justice system in…

    658 views
  • Millions More Movement Morning
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    Millions More Movement, Morning

    The Millions More Movement commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March on the National Mall with speeches and performances highlighting the theme of reparation, repair,…

    1,320 views
  • Millions More Movement Preparations
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    Millions More Movement Preparations

    Leaders from the black community announced a rally to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March. They talked about the legacy of the original march, subsequent marches to…

    737 views
  • Million Man March
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    Million Man March

    Coverage of the Million Man March included open phones segments, live crowd shots, interviews with rally participants on the Mall, and speeches by African-American men from all walks of…

    15,045 views
  • Memorial Service for James Forman
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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…

    433 views
  • Remembrances of 1960 Greensboro NC SitIns
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    Remembrances of 1960 Greensboro, NC Sit-Ins

    In February 1960, four black college students were refused service at a lunch counter in North Carolina. They staged a sit-in protest, which touched off a student-led demonstration movement…

    491 views
  • Shadow Inauguration Protest Rally
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    Shadow Inauguration Protest Rally

    African-American activists gathered to deliver speeches protesting election results. They talked about the popular vote, voter disenfranchisement, and judicial indifference to their causes.…

    220 views
  • Million Family March
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    Million Family March

    Thousands gathered on the national mall to renew their commitment to family solidarity and to advocate a number of causes. In a lengthy speech Mr. Farrakhan spoke about a variety of issues…

    2,085 views
  • Rosa Parks Anniversary
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    Rosa Parks Anniversary

    Rosa Parks and others commemorated the anniversary of the bus boycott by African-Americans in Montgomery, Alabama to fight for desegregation. They honored Ms. Parks for her actions on the…

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  • Kwame Ture Tribute
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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…

    685 views
  • King Assassination Anniversary
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    King Assassination Anniversary

    African-American leaders spoke at a rally in the Cook Convention Center to commemorate the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 30th anniversary of his assassination. Rev.…

    82 views
  • Congressional Black Caucus Gala Dinner
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    Congressional Black Caucus Gala Dinner

    The Congressional Black Caucus and its supporters gathered in Union Station to end the 27th annual legislative conference. In his remarks, the president talked about his work with members…

    240 views
  • Martin Luther King Birthday Activities
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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.…

    52 views
  • AfricanAmerican Civil War Memorial
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    African-American Civil War Memorial

    Participants gathered to celebrate a memorial to the more than 200,000 African-American soldiers who served in Union forces during the Civil War in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC…

    215 views
  • AfricanAmerican Issues
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    African-American Issues

    Secretary Brown spoke about domestic policy and African-American issues.

    107 views
  • Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Breakfast
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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast

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

    47 views
  • AfricanAmerican Civil Rights Issues
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    African-American Civil Rights Issues

    Members of the board of directors of the Center for the Study of the Harassment of African-Americans spoke during the center’s first organizational meeting. The directors discussed the…

    148 views
  • Silent March on Washington
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    Silent March on Washington

    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People sponsors a march to protest recent Supreme Court civil rights decisions. Speeches are delivered at the west front of the…

    249 views