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    African-American Voters and the Midterm Elections

    Representatives Xavier Becerra (D-CA) and John Lewis (D-GA) joined legal advocates to examine the impact of voting and the state of Black America ahead of the 2014 midterm elections. They also…

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    Black America's Vision, Morning Session

    In a forum titled, “Where Do We Go From Here?: Chaos or Community? Black America’s Vision for Healing, Harmony and Higher Ground,” black leaders talked about African-American issues since…

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    Voting Issues

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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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    SCLC Town Hall Meeting

    The Southern Christian Leadership Conference held its 40th anniversary meeting and heard from panelists on the state of African-Americans in the United States. The panel focused on…

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    Race and the Law

    Harvard Professor Charles Ogletree moderated this panel discussion on race and the law among judges, law professors and attorneys. They examined a wide range of issues, including the racial…

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    Affirmative Action Policy

    The panelists examined the importance of maintaining and preserving affirmative action policy. Following prepared remarks, they took questions from the audience.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast

    Elaine Jones of the NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund talked about the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement. Dr. King would have celebrated his…

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    Crime Prevention and Local Partnerships

    During a forum on criminal justice and the recently passed crime bill, the panelists discussed additional legislative steps which might be taken on the national and local level to reduce crime.…

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    Report on the State of Black America

    The National Urban League held their annual State of Black America press conference at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. The report covered topics such as health, employment, and…

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