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  • Reverend Al Sharpton Hosts PreInauguration Rally
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    National Action Network Pre-Inauguration Rally

    Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders led a march on issues including voting rights, criminal justice, health care and pay equity. Following the march, a rally was held near…

    2,247 views
  • National Urban League Holds Annual Conference in Baltimore
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    National Urban League Conference, Morning Session

    This session of the National Urban League’s 2016 conference featured two panel discussions moderated by Al Sharpton. The first panel was on criminal justice policy and the second was on…

    623 views
  • Discussion on the Future of Civil Rights
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    Criminal Justice and Voting Rights

    Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights activists talked about African-American views of the criminal justice system. “Save Our Cities: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice and Police…

    311 views
  • Justice for All March
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    "Justice for All" March

    Reverend Al Sharpton led the “Justice for All” March in Washington, D.C. following the lack of indictments in the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in Staten Island,…

    4,165 views
  • Civil Rights Activists Briefing on Immigration
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    Civil Rights Activists on Immigration Executive Order

    Representatives from several civil rights group voiced unanimous support for President Obama’s decision to use executive action on immigration. Organizations represented in the briefing…

    381 views
  • 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
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    50th Anniversary of March on Washington

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same spot where the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I have a dream” speech, for the…

    1,915 views
  • Redeem the Dream Summit Part 1
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    Redeem the Dream Summit, Part 1

    The Reverend Jesse Jackson and Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) were among the civil rights leaders who reflected on the 1963 March on Washington and commented on the current state of civil rights. Marc…

    119 views
  • Natl Action Network Marks 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
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    Realize the Dream Rally and March

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke at the Lincoln Memorial at a “Realize the Dream” commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and…

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  • Civil Rights Leaders on the Voting Rights Act
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    Civil Rights Leaders on the Voting Rights Act

    Civil rights leaders spoke to the press after a meeting with President Obama and Attorney General Holder on the Voting Rights Act. They said they were encouraged, with the Reverend Al Sharpton describing the…

    130 views
  • Civil Rights Leadership Forum
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    Civil Rights Leadership Forum

    The Reverend Al Sharpton moderated a discussion with three generations of civil rights leaders on the state of the movement and its future. They discussed a range of issues including gun violence,…

    899 views
  • Activists After White House Fiscal Cliff Meeting
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    Activists After White House Fiscal Cliff Meeting

    Political activists spoke outside the White House after meeting with President Obama and Vice President Biden to discuss the “fiscal cliff,” the impending budget cuts and tax increases at…

    120 views
  • Lisa Jackson Remarks
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    Lisa Jackson Remarks

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson spoke at the National Action Network conference. She talked about the link between environmental policy and health, economic,…

    141 views
  • One Nation Rally
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    One Nation Rally

    Radio talk show hosts Ed Schultz and Tom Joyner, and numerous actors and entertainers attended a rally titled “Heeding a call to Put America Back to Work and Pull America Back Together.”…

    2,009 views
  • Reclaim the Dream Rally
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    Reclaim the Dream Rally

    The National Action Network held a “Reclaim the Dream” rally at Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C. Speakers included Reverend Al Sharpton, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Urban League…

    2,805 views
  • National Leadership Forum
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    National Leadership Forum

    African-American leaders talked about issues facing their community and various means to advance their agenda to improve conditions in black neighborhoods. Among the issues they addressed…

    460 views
  • African Americans in the US Census
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    African Americans in the U.S. Census

    African American leaders spoke to reporters about a meeting with Commerce Secretary Gary Locke. about efforts by the 2010 U.S. Census to address the issue of undercounting of Blacks. Among…

    132 views
  • Campaign 2008 and the Black Vote
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    Campaign 2008 and the Black Vote

    The National Urban League 2007 conference included a panel on the potential impact of the African American vote in the 2008 presidential elections. Participants talked about issues of…

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  • Rosa Parks Funeral Service
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    Rosa Parks Funeral Service

    Past and present elected officials, Congressional Black Caucus members, civil rights leaders, noted clergy, and other dignitaries attended the funeral of Rosa Parks, who died October 24, 2005 at age…

    17,644 views