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  • 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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  • 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…

    135 views
  • Blacks and the 2004 Election
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    Blacks and the 2004 Election

    Black leaders and representatives of get-out-the-vote organizations discussed black voters and the 2004 election. Topics included the increased number of young voters, possible disenfranchisement…

    135 views
  • Voter Unity Campaign Launch
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    Voter Unity Campaign Launch

    Officials held a news conference to talk about the Unity '04 Campaign. The campaign was designed to be a voter registration, voter education, and get out the vote effort. After the news…

    108 views
  • AfricanAmerican Voter Participation
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    African-American Voter Participation

    Participants talked about levels of voter turn out in the 2002 midterm elections among the African-American community and the impact that black votes had on election results. They also…

    78 views
  • AfricanAmerican Vote
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    African-American Vote

    Participants talked about voter turnout in the African-American community, problems with treatment of the community in several Florida counties, and other issues facing black voters.

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  • Voter Participation
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    Voter Participation

    The panelists discussed reasons for low voter turnout among African-Americans. After their prepared remarks, Mr. Parr served as moderator for general discussion and audience questions.…

    122 views