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  • Challenges Facing Black Women
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    Challenges Facing Black Women

    The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) convened their First Annual 2008 National Black Women’s Town Hall Meeting at their headquarters. After opening remarks by Dorothy Height, the…

    11,083 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…

    14,739 views
  • 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.

    42 views
  • Womens Equality Summit Part 2
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    Women's Equality Summit Part 2

    Representatives of feminist organizations talked about gender issues and reproductive policy, including Social Security for women, political work, human rights, voting rights, health care…

    114 views
  • AfricanAmerican Issues
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    African-American Issues

    Ms. Rice was presented an award for her leadership and her presence as a role model in the African-American community. In her remarks she spoke about the importance of family and education.

    83 views
  • Women and Affirmative Action
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    Women and Affirmative Action

    Panel members participated in a roundtable concerned with women’s rights and affirmative action. They discussed whether affirmative action is still required in education, employment, and…

    134 views
  • Women and Pay Equity
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    Women and Pay Equity

    President Clinton commemorated the 35th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s signing of the Equal Pay Act. He and other speakers urged passage of legislation to strengthen the laws that…

    331 views
  • National Council of Negro Women Convention
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    National Council of Negro Women Convention

    Friends and colleagues from the fields of business and politics gathered to pay tribute to Ms. Height. She recently announced she is stepping down from her post as leader of the National…

    250 views
  • AfricanAmerican Womens Leadership Awards
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    African-American Women's Leadership Awards

    The NPCBW gave awards to six African-American women who have shown leadership in government or community service. Honorees such as Energy Secretary O’Leary addressed African-American…

    184 views
  • 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
  • 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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  • National Council of Negro Women
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    National Council of Negro Women

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