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  • AfricanAmerican Men and Jobs
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    African-American Men and Jobs

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton spoke about unemployment and the challenges black men face. Following her remarks the Commission on Black Men and Boys led a discussion with community…

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  • Moral Character and the Presidency
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    Moral Character and the Presidency

    This program is part of the “Presidents in Perspective” symposium at Boston College. Mr. Gergen moderated a panel discussion called, “U.S. Presidents in Perspective: The Shifting Fortunes of Presidential…

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  • Tavis Smiley Black Agenda Forum
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    Tavis Smiley Black Agenda Forum

    Participants spoke about the state of the black union at an event titled “We Count! The Black Agenda Is the American Agenda.” They focused on challenges facing the African-American community and the nation,…

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  • Ronald Walters on Civil Rights
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    Ronald Walters on Civil Rights

    Ronald Walters talked about the role of the Civil Rights Movement on the election of Barack Obama for president. He talked about the implications of voting in a presidential election, racial identity…

    208 views
  • Voting Rights Act
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    Voting Rights Act

    Participants talked about the history and legacy of the 1964 Voting Rights Act, race relations in the U.S., the impact of the act on voter participation and political activism, the pace of…

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  • Martin Luther King and the Obama Presidency
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    Martin Luther King and the Obama Presidency

    Ron Walters talked about Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy and his affect on the Obama Presidency. Dr. Walters also discussed the role that the Voting Rights Act played in the election of…

    164 views
  • emThe Price of Racial Reconciliationem
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    The Price of Racial Reconciliation

    Ronald Walters talked about his book The Price of Racial Reconciliation (University of Michigan Press; January 22, 2008). He argues that until there is a substantial discussion about restitution for…

    228 views
  • The Black Agenda and the 2008 Election
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    The Black Agenda and the 2008 Election

    Bev Smith and Charles Ogletree moderated a panel of African American leaders and academics who spoke about the 2008 presidential election, the significance of President-Elect Obama’s victory, and the potential…

    457 views
  • PostElection Analysis
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    Post-Election Analysis

    Panelists analyzed the 2008 presidential election results, focusing on issues of concern to the African American community. Among the topics they addressed were race relations and whether Barack…

    1,020 views
  • Race and Reconciliation in America  Part 1
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    Race and Reconciliation in America, Part 1

    Former U.S. Senator and Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and his wife, playwright Janet Langhart Cohen, hosted a conference at the National Press Club on “Race and Reconciliation in America.” They are the…

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  • Racial Relations in America
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    Racial Relations in America

    Panelists spoke about the Rainbow Coalition’s agenda and issues such as ethnic and race relations, the status of minorities in America, poverty, and the political process. Following the…

    441 views
  • Black Voter Turnout
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    Black Voter Turnout

    A rally was held to begin an eight-state mass mobilization effort to get out the vote in the black community. Hazel Edney moderated. Youth leader Michaelyn Oby performed songs. This event was held at the Masonic…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Conference
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    Congressional Black Caucus Conference

    The welcoming ceremony of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 37th Annual Legislative Conference was shown. The panelists talked about the advancements of African Americans in…

    186 views
  • Black Leadership
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    Black Leadership

    As part of the 2006 symposium series hosted by the Black Leadership Forum, participants talked on the topic “What Would Our Ancestors Think of Us?” about how past leaders might have…

    135 views
  • Leadership in the Black Community
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    Leadership in the Black Community

    Mr. Walters spoke about current leadership issues within the black community.

    36 views
  • AfricanAmericans and the Midterm Elections
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    African-Americans and the Midterm Elections

    Panelists talked about the impact of black voters and black candidates on the 2006 midterm elections, the potential impact of Democratic control of the 110th Congress on issues of concern…

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  • Poverty Race and Public Policy
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    Poverty, Race and Public Policy

    The theme of the Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference was, “Changing Course, Confronting Crises, Continuing the Legacy.” Moderated by Ed Gordon, panelists discussed the links between…

    308 views
  • Extension of the Voting Rights Act
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    Extension of the Voting Rights Act

    Moderated by Professor Walters, panel members discussed the importance of extending the Voting Rights Act of 1965, some provisions of which expire in 2007. Among the issues they addressed…

    133 views
  • Life and Legacy of Rosa Parks
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    Life and Legacy of Rosa Parks

    Mr. Walters spoke about the contributions of Rosa Parks to the civil rights movement and her impact on race relations. He discussed the symbol of the bus and the boycott in Montgomery…

    293 views
  • Millions More Movement Afternoon
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    Millions More Movement, Afternoon

    The Millions More Movement commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March on the National Mall with speeches and performances highlighting the theme of reparation, repair, rebuilding,…

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