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    State of Black America

    The National Urban League released its annual “State of Black America” report. Speakers at the event addressed economic equality, education, and criminal justice reform. National Urban League President…

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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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    Make it Plain: A Life of Speaking

    Vernon Jordan spoke at the American Library Association annual meeting about his book Make It Plain: A Life of Speaking (PublicAffairs; November 3, 2008). He explained how he and other…

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    National Urban League Conference, Opening

    Following opening remarks by Maudine Cooper, Marc Morial, Democratic National Committee Chair Tim Kaine, and Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele, Vernon Jordan gave the…

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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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    Make it Plain

    Vernon Jordan spoke about his book Make it Plain: Standing Up and Speaking Out (PublicAffairs; November 3, 2008). His book is about the history of the oral tradition of storytelling,…

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    Vernon Can Read!: A Memoir

    Vernon Jordan talked about his book Vernon Can Read!: A Memoir, published by Public Affairs. He described his experiences as an African-American, the civil rights movement, his career, and,…

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    Black Leadership Issues

    Mr. Jordan delivered the keynote address to a national conference of African-American organizations on the position of African-Americans in the government at the beginning of the Clinton…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast

    The 6th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial Breakfast was held by the United Planning Organization.

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