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  • Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony
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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    Nelson Mandela was honored by American leaders for his effort to promote racial equality in South Africa. They praised him for continual work for freedom and the end to apartheid. For his…

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  • Keynote Speech
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    Keynote Speech

    Representative Johnson gave the introductory remarks at the annual Congressional Black Caucus awards dinner. Among the topics she discussed were the upcoming fall elections and some…

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  • Awards Dinner
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    Awards Dinner

    As part of the Congressional Black Caucus awards dinner, Representative Jefferson recognized members of the caucus. Various awards were given to members of the African American community…

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  • William L Dawson Award
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    William L. Dawson Award

    As part of the Congressional Black Caucus awards dinner, Representative Jefferson spoke about the importance of the organization. After his speech, Mr. McCall was given the William L.…

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  • Honors Day Convocation
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    Honors Day Convocation

    Ms. Moseley-Braun talked about events that occurred during the Civil War era that related to slavery and her own election to the Senate. She described several events which have led to the…

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  • Election 98 Take Back the House
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    Election '98: Take Back the House

    Congressional Democrats discussed campaign strategies to gain control of Congress in the 1998 midterm election.

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  • AfricanAmerican Women in Government
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    African-American Women in Government

    Carol Moseley-Braun, the first African-American in the U.S. Senate, spoke to a luncheon gathering. She examined how progress by African-American women is nonlinear as obstacles and…

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  • Devolution Issues
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    Devolution Issues

    During a luncheon speech, Senator Moseley-Braun spoke about the debate over the proper size and scope of the federal government. She emphasized that the move to return power over programs…

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  • Howard University Opening Convocation
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    Howard University Opening Convocation

    Senator Moseley-Braun addressed students and faculty at the university’s opening convocations. She is the first African-American woman to serve as a U.S. senator and was also the first…

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  • Helms Amendment to National Service Bill
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    Helms Amendment to National Service Bill

    In an excerpt from the Senate session, senators debated an amendment to the National Community Service Bill that would renew the patent on the logo of the Daughter of the Confederacy. The logo…

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