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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

    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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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    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…

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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.…

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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…

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    Rosa Parks Anniversary

    Civil Rights Leader 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…

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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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    King Assassination Anniversary

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

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    Congressional Black Caucus Gala Dinner

    The Congressional Black Caucus and its supporters gathered at Union Station in Washington, DC to end the 27th annual legislative conference. In his remarks, President Bill Clinton talked about…

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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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    African-American Issues

    Commerce Secretary Ron Brown spoke to the National Policy Institute about domestic policy and African-American issues.

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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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    African-American Civil Rights Issues

    The Center for the Study of Harassment of African Americans organized a meeting about civil rights issues facing the African American community. Members of the board of directors of the Center…

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    Silent March on Washington

    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) sponsored a march to protest recent Supreme Court civil rights decisions. Several speakers, including NAACP President…

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