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  • Louis Stokes Oral History Interview
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    Louis Stokes Oral History Interview

    Representative Louis Stokes (D-OH) talked about his life and career. His thirty years in Congress was the longest term to date held by a black representative. Topics included his journey…

    340 views
  • Annual Forum Opening News Conference
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    Annual Forum Opening News Conference

    Leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation spoke to reporters about plans for their annual legislative conference. They discussed Hurricane Katrina relief efforts and other issues…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Awards Dinner
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    Congressional Black Caucus Awards Dinner

    Following the presentation of the millennium award to Nelson Mandela, Vice President Gore and President Clinton spoke to the Congressional Black Caucus about ways to empower minorities.…

    295 views
  • Redistricting and Civil Rights Town Hall
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    Redistricting and Civil Rights Town Hall

    Mr. Ogletree led a town hall meeting of Congressional Black Caucus members who talked about the legal issues, concerns of African-American members of Congress, and future goals. The first…

    62 views
  • Minority Health Care Issues
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    Minority Health Care Issues

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  • Environmental Racism
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    Environmental Racism

    Participants discussed environmental problems in minority regions throughout the country. This “environmental racism” promotes health problems within minority communities because of the…

    237 views
  • Black History Month Recognition
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    Black History Month Recognition

    Several members delivered special order speeches in order to recognize the importance of February as black history month.

    124 views
  • Congressional Black Caucus Annual Conference
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    Congressional Black Caucus Annual Conference

    Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke during a special order on the House floor on issues of concern to minorities in America, in conjunction with the 21st annual…

  • A Global Crisis Our Children at Risk
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    A Global Crisis: Our Children at Risk

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  • Black Indigent Health Care
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    Black Indigent Health Care

    The Congressional Black Caucus held a hearing on health care for the poor. Witnesses included representatives from the health care industry, the insurance industry, academia, and other…

    45 views