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  • Report on Minority Voters
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    Report on Minority Voters

    The panelists discuss the findings of a new report, “Protecting Minority Voters,” and how these findings will affect the civil rights community. They also talked about their experiences at…

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  • Voting Rights Act
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    Voting Rights Act

    Bill Lann Lee talked about the reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. After holding ten hearings last year, the National Commission on the Voting…

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  • Discrimination in Voting Historical Overview
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    Discrimination in Voting: Historical Overview

    The National Commission on the Voting Rights Act convened its first hearing as part of a nationwide series to examine the impending reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act. The privately…

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  • Discrimination in Voting Role of the Justice Dept
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    Discrimination in Voting: Role of the Justice Dept.

    The Commission convened its first hearing as part of a nationwide series to examine the impending reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act. The witnesses focused on the role of the Justice…

    115 views
  • Democratic National Convention Day 1 Afternoon Part 1
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    Democratic National Convention, Day 1 Afternoon, Part 1

    In the first part of the opening session of the Democratic National Convention in Boston, Democratic lawmakers and convention officials conducted convention business such as credentialing…

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  • Democratic Party Platform Hearing Morning
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    Democratic Party Platform Hearing, Morning

    The Democratic National Committee held its third hearing on their party’s 2004 national platform at the Indian School in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The previous hearing had been cancelled due to…

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  • National Security and Foreign Policy Platform Hearing
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    National Security and Foreign Policy Platform Hearing

    The Democratic Platform Drafting Committee held a hearing at Louisiana State University. Witnesses testified regarding national security, foreign policy, and related issues.

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  • Democratic National Committee Platform Hearing
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    Democratic National Committee Platform Hearing

    Witnesses testified regarding homeland security, first responders, and related issues. There is a brief interruption in this program.

    145 views
  • US Policy and the Middle East
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    U.S. Policy and the Middle East

    Mr. Pickering and Mr. Lee spoke about U.S. policy in the Middle East and American attitudes toward Arab Americans. Mr. Pickering concentrated on the Middle East Peace process and relations…

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  • Hate Crimes and the Internet
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    Hate Crimes and the Internet

    Mr. Lee talked about hate crimes detailing several instances of hate motivated violence. He also talked about the need for federal hate crimes legislation and efforts to use the Internet to…

    29 views
  • JapaneseAmerican Memorial
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    Japanese-American Memorial

    At a groundbreaking ceremony for a memorial to Japanese-Americans, participants talked about the contribution that Japanese-Americans had made and about their internment during World War II.

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  • Hate Crimes
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    Hate Crimes

    Participants talked about hate crimes and the legal and social issues surrounding the issue. They highlighted crimes motivated by race, religion and sexual orientation.

    59 views
  • Police Brutality in Minority Communities
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    Police Brutality in Minority Communities

    Caucus members met to address the issue of police brutality. They heard testimonial accounts of brutality from a number of persons, and concluded with recommendations for solutions.

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  • Hate Crime Legislation
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    Hate Crime Legislation

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  • Successful AsianAmerican Role Models
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    Successful Asian-American Role Models

    Asian-American professionals spoke about their success and the personal influences and values which helped them succeed. After their remarks, they answered questions from the audience.

    278 views
  • Civil Rights Division Oversight
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    Civil Rights Division Oversight

    Subcomittee members heard testimony regarding the civil rights division of the Justice Department. Justice Department officials and civil rights advocates talked about the activities of the…

    66 views
  • Justice Department Weekly Briefing
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    Justice Department Weekly Briefing

    The attorney general announced that she is setting up a task force to focus on the worsening problem of modern-day slavery in the U.S. She and Justice and Labor Department officials…

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  • Civil Rights at the Crossroads
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    Civil Rights at the Crossroads

    Panelists discussed the present and future direction of the civil rights movement. They discussed tactics of civil rights advocates of the past and how the arguments and issues have changed over the…

    63 views
  • Housing Discrimination
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    Housing Discrimination

    Participants spoke about the importance of equality in housing opportunities, both in housing and lending. Secretary Cuomo stated that while much progress has been made the Department of…

    521 views
  • Justice Brennan Tribute
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    Justice Brennan Tribute

    Legal scholars and others gathered to celebrate the constitutional legacy of Justice William Brennan. Assistant Attorney General Lee said that Brennan stressed that a fundamental purpose of the…

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