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  • NAACP Centennial Convention
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    NAACP Centennial Convention

    Speakers celebrated the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. They spoke about historic achievements and the future of the civil rights movement. This plenary session of the NAACP Centennial Convention…

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  • Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Groundbreaking
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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Groundbreaking

    At the groundbreaking ceremony for the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Memorial along the Tidal Basin near the Lincoln Memorial, participants spoke about the legacy of Reverend King and…

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  • Millions More Movement Preparations
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    Millions More Movement Preparations

    Leaders from the black community announced a rally to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March. They talked about the legacy of the original march, subsequent marches to…

    711 views
  • Million Man March
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    Million Man March

    Coverage of the Million Man March included open phones segments, live crowd shots, interviews with rally participants on the Mall, and speeches by African-American men from all walks of…

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  • 30th Anniversary March on Washington
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    30th Anniversary March on Washington

    Civil rights activists spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the 30th Anniversary March on Washington entitled, “Jobs, Justice and Peace.” The march, whose participants…

    1,008 views
  • Womens Leadership Awards
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    Women's Leadership Awards

    At its first annual meeting, the organization presented awards to several women leaders. In her keynote speech, Secretary Herman spoke about her five goals for the Labor Department,…

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  • Violence Against Women
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    Violence Against Women

    Participants discussed the issue of violence toward women as portrayed in media. They specifically addressed violence toward minority women and focused on recommendations to cure the…

    129 views
  • Get Out the Vote Drive
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    Get Out the Vote Drive

    Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton spoke to supporters in a “get out the vote” drive on the Mall in Washington, DC, sponsored by the National Council of Negro Women. Gov.…

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  • The 1991 Civil Rights Act
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    The 1991 Civil Rights Act

    The National Rainbow Coalition, in coordination with the Citizen Education Fund, held a conference in Washington entitled “Empowerment '92: A Call to Action.” The conference sponsored a forum on…

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  • District of Columbia Shadow Senator
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    District of Columbia Shadow Senator

    Jesse Jackson announced that he would be a candidate for “shadow” senator for the District of Columbia. That means if the district was granted statehood and if Rev. Jackson won a scheduled fall…

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  • Renewing the Civil Rights Agenda
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    Renewing the Civil Rights Agenda

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  • Jesse Jackson at Childrens Defense Fund
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    Jesse Jackson at Children's Defense Fund

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