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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…

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    The Autobiography of Medgar Evers

    Myrlie Evers-Williams and Manning Marable talked about the book they edited, The Autobiography Of Medgar Evers: A Hero’s Life and Legacy Revealed Through His Writings, Letters, and…

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    50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington

    Participants spoke about the 1963 March on Washington and its upcoming 50th Anniversary. They reflected on their personal stories from the march and participation in the civil rights…

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    Women Civil Rights Leaders, Part 2

    As part of the prelude to the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation hosted the Women Who Dare to Dream Luncheon…

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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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    Strengthening the Black Family, Morning Session

    Participants spoke at an annual forum titled Tavis Smiley Presents: The State of the Black Union: “Strengthening the Black Family: Preserving the African American Imprint on America,” held…

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    Civil Rights Movement in 1963

    Panelists discussed the events in 1963 that forced leaders to focus on the Civil Rights Movement. They talked about the continued segregation and discrimination against African-Americans,…

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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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    African-American Issues

    NAACP President and CEO Kweisi 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…

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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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    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…

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    Legal Advocacy Award

    The Anti-Defamation League honored Justice Marshall with a posthumous award, the Sigmund Livingston award, for his years of service in the justice system. Ms. Evers-Williams paid tribute to…

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    African-American Issues

    First Lady Hillary Clinton talked about African-American concerns, which included the fight for equality and maintaining affirmative action programs.

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    Keynote Address

    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Chairman Evers-Williams delivered the keynote address at the NAACP’s annual meeting. She talked about the group’s past leaders and…

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    African-American Women's Status

    Panelists discuss the status of African-American women and how their position in society can be advanced. They also take questions from the audience.

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