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  • NAACP Convention Address
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    NAACP Convention Address

    President Clinton addressed the annual convention of the NAACP where he discussed education, the economy and racial relations. The president asked the group to help bring the nation’s races…

  • Future of the Civil Rights Movement
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    Future of the Civil Rights Movement

    Mr. Mfume spoke at the 88th annual NAACP convention. He talked about the future of the the civil rights movement and the NAACP. Mr. Mfume talked about the need for coalition among all…

  • AfricanAmerican Issues
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    African-American Issues

    Mr. Mfume gave a speech entitled “A New Day Begun” at the 87th annual conference. He voiced his response to the recent church burnings in the southern United States and the new era in which…

  • NAACP President SwearingIn
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    NAACP President Swearing-In

    Former congressman Kweisi Mfume was sworn in as president of the NAACP. President Clinton and other speakers talked about the history and current state of the civil rights movement and the NAACP…

  • New NAACP Director
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    New NAACP Director

    Participants briefed reporters on the NAACP Board of Directors' decision to name Kweisi Mfume as its new president. Rep. Mfume talked about his reasons for resigning from the House to…