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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 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,…

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    Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication

    At the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the national mall, participants spoke about the legacy of the Reverend King and the civil rights movement. This program does not contain a…

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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…

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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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    Selma Voting Rights March Anniversary

    Participants gathered at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where in 1965 the civil rights movement gained national attention when white law enforcement officers used physical force to prevent…

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    30th Anniversary March on Washington

    Civil rights activists spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the 30th Anniversary March on Washington entitled, “Jobs, Justice and Peace.” The march, whose participants…

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    Maynard Jackson Funeral Service

    Participants paid tribute to the life and career of Former Mayor Maynard Jackson.

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    Florida Election Rally

    Following a U.S. Supreme Court decision denying a recount of the vote in the presidential election in Florida, labor leaders and others held a rally to protest the election results. At…

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    Police Brutality

    Representatives of civil rights organizations spoke to reporters about police brutality and unequal treatment of minorities by law enforcement. They called on the president to convene a national summit…

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    Million Youth Movement

    African-American youth rallied together to listen to motivating speakers in Atlanta, Georgia. Many of the speakers connected the present hip-hop generation with the past philosophy of the…

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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    1988 Democratic presidential candidate and civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, 1992 independent presidential candidate and billionaire Ross Perot, and others participated in a forum on the…

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    30th Anniversary March on Washington

    Representatives of several civil rights and special interest organizations spoke in a news conference and discussed the plans for the 30th-anniversary March on Washington, DC. The March on August 28…

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    The 1991 Civil Rights Act

    The National Rainbow Coalition, in coordination with the Citizen Education Fund, held a conference in Washington entitled “Empowerment '92: A Call to Action.” The conference sponsored a forum on…

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    U.S-South Africa Policy

    Secretary Baker held a conference discussing US/South Africa Policy. This ‘post meeting’ press conference features remarks by Coretta Scott King,Jesse Jackson,Randall Robinson,Richard…

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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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    American Forum on South Africa

    Transafrica held this forum to discuss ending apartheid in South Africa. The forum was attended by members of both the House and the Senate. Also in attendance were the Rev Jesse Jackson…

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