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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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  • 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…

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  • University of Maryland Commencement
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    University of Maryland Commencement

    Ms. Height talked about the struggles for civil rights and equal rights, getting involved, giving to others, and making a difference.

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  • Rosa Parks Library and Museum Dedication
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    Rosa Parks Library and Museum Dedication

    Civil rights activists and other dignitaries spoke at the dedication of the Rosa Parks Library and Museum. The TSU Gospel Choir, directed by Stephen M. Langford, sang “My Soul’s Been Answered in…

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  • Attorney General for Civil Rights
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    Attorney General for Civil Rights

    Senator Kennedy and others spoke in favor of the potential Senate confirmation of Assistant Attorney General Bill Lan Lee. They talked about his accomplishments in the area of civil rights…

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  • Human Rights Campaign Dinner
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    Human Rights Campaign Dinner

    The Human Rights Campaign held its annual national dinner. President Bill Clinton gave the keynote address and it was the first time a sitting president participated in the gay and lesbian…

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  • Freedom Awards
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    Freedom Awards

    Ms. Height and Mr. Wiesel received Freedom Awards after delivering remarks.

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  • Martin Luther King Jr Commemoration
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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

    Ms. Height spoke at the 22nd Annual "Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration". She has been involved in civil rights since the mid 1930's, and worked closely with Dr. King.

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  • Hubert H Humphrey Civil Rights Awards Dinner
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    Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Awards Dinner

    Current and former members of Congress introduced three recipients of honors for their work to further civil rights in an awards dinner. Mr. Dart, Ms. Height, and Mr. Yzaguirre spoke following their…

    322 views
  • Hubert H Humphrey Civil Rights Awards Dinner
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    Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Awards Dinner

    President Clinton and other dignitaries spoke at the Hubert H. Humphrey civil rights awards dinner to honor Americans who have furthered the cause of civil rights in U.S. society. In his…

    330 views
  • International Salute to Martin Luther King
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    International Salute to Martin Luther King

    The Third Annual International Interfaith Prayer Breakfast was held to honor Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  • Reaction to Civil Rights Speech
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    Reaction to Civil Rights Speech

    Representatives of the Black Leadership Forum held a press conference on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol to respond to President Bush’s commencement speech at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, on June 1. In…

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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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