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  • Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate
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    Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate

    The Democratic presidential candidates debated social issues, including health care, housing, Hurricane Katrina relief, the economy, and the environment. The debate was moderated by Tavis Smiley. The…

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  • Opening News Conference
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    Opening News Conference

    Foundation officials announced the theme of the Annual Legislative Conference, “Changing Course, Confronting Crises, Continuing the Legacy.” Officers from Dell Corporation and others…

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  • Improving the Community
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    Improving the Community

    During the National Black Caucus of State Legislators held its 29th Annual Legislative Conference, titled “Seeing Beyond: Investing in State Leadership, Improving Communities.” Mr. Swygert and others…

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  • National Slavery Museum
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    National Slavery Museum

    Participants talked about establishing a museum dedicated to the study and presentation of issues related to slavery in America. Among the topics addressed were the types of collections to…

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  • Charter Day Speech
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    Charter Day Speech

    Dr. Swygert read a list of Franklin Raines' accomplishments, including his tenure as chairman of the Office of Management and Budget and his appointment as the first African-American of a…

    161 views
  • National Council of Negro Women Convention
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    National Council of Negro Women Convention

    Friends and colleagues from the fields of business and politics gathered to pay tribute to Ms. Height. She recently announced she is stepping down from her post as leader of the National…

    327 views
  • AfricanAmerican Leadership in Communications
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    African-American Leadership in Communications

    Mr. Shaw spoke during the 25th anniversary celebration of Howard University’s School of Communications. In his remarks, he spoke about the important role of minorities in broadcast…

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  • Hate Crime Summit Opening Plenary
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    Hate Crime Summit: Opening Plenary

    Speakers, including Southern law enforcement officials, fire investigators, and church and civil rights leaders, discussed the recent church burnings and hate crimes. Mr. Newsome moderated…

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  • Washington Thursday Journal
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    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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  • Howard University
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    Howard University

    Mr. Swyggert spoke about the role of Howard University in educating African Americans over its history. He also talked about the university’s current and future role of educating students,…

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