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    Trailways Bus Station Tribute to Freedom Riders

    A 50th anniversary reunion was held of Freedom Riders. In the Spring and Summer of 1961, black and white Freedom Riders rode buses throughout the South in an effort to eradicate racial…

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    Watch Me Fly: Speech

    Ms. Evers-Williams spoke about her book Watch Me Fly: What I Learned on the Way to Becoming the Woman I Was Meant to Be, published by Little Brown and Company. The book examines the life of…

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    Racism and Gender in the 21st Century

    Panelists discussed issues relating to racism and gender in society, which was part of the National Political Congress of Black Women’s annual convention. Julianne Malveaux, Radio Talk Show…

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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…

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    Future of the Civil Rights Movement

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

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    Reflections on Civil Rights Issues

    Mr. Williams spoke as part of a program to celebrate the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. She urged the audience of students to honor King’s memory by utilizing the holiday to…

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    NAACP President Swearing-In

    Former congressman Kweisi Mfume (D-MD) took the oath to serve as president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). President Bill Clinton, Attorney General…

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