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  • Immigration Rally
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    Immigration Rally

    The National Capital Immigration Coalition held a rally on the National Mall. The protest was billed by immigration rights groups as a post-Labor Day demonstration to show Congress that…

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  • AntiPoverty Policies
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    Anti-Poverty Policies

    Bruce Gordon talked about policies and programs to fight poverty. Topics involved U.S. Census poverty thresholds, class and poverty, rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina, Hispanics, health…

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  • QA with Bruce Gordon
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    Q&A with Bruce Gordon

    Bruce Gordon was interviewed about race relations in the United States. He spoke about his life experiences and his ascension as President of the National Association for the Advancement of…

    277 views
  • State of the Black Union 2007 Afternoon Session
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    State of the Black Union 2007, Afternoon Session

    Leaders in education, public policy, religion, and black communities discussed the future impact of African Americans on Western culture, the United States' global image, and the social, political, and…

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  • NAACP TaxExempt Status
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    NAACP Tax-Exempt Status

    Officials of the NAACP announced the findings of the Internal Revenue Service investigation into the NAACP’s tax-exempt status. The IRS had been investigating if actions and statements made…

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  • Minority Housing Issues
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    Minority Housing Issues

    Participants talked about affordable housing and the availability of housing for minorities. Among the topics addressed were home ownership rates among African-Americans, barriers to access to…

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  • Civil Rights Enforcement
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    Civil Rights Enforcement

    Representatives of traditional private civil rights organizations testified about growing racial disparities and inequities, and about civil rights enforcement by the U.S. Department of Justice.…

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  • Presidential Remarks
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    Presidential Remarks

    President Bush spoke at the NAACP 97th Annual Convention. His remarks, the first he had made to the organization during his presidency, focused on domestic issues such as the federal…

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  • Plenary Session
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    Plenary Session

    The plenary session of the NAACP 97th Annual Convention included speakers Senator Reid and Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. Watt. Mr. Fred Gray, whose clients have included Rosa Parks and…

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  • Opening News Conference
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    Opening News Conference

    The 2006 NAACP 97th Annual Convention was introduced with an opening news conference. Topics included the voting rights act of 1965 and issue of HIV and AIDS. The panelists also responded…

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  • Civil Rights Enforcement
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    Civil Rights Enforcement

    Representatives of organizations that promote civil rights testified that the Justice Department Civil Rights Division has not enforced laws. Topics included voting rights, specific cases…

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  • Civil Rights Enforcement
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    Civil Rights Enforcement

    The NAACP held a public forum on civil rights enforcement by the U.S. Department of Justice. Topics included the possible congressional renewal of the Voting Rights Act, the District of Columbia…

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  • Martin Luther King Day Celebration
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    Martin Luther King Day Celebration

    President Bush spoke at a program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. titled “Let Freedom Ring,” which was held in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. He spoke about the work of the civil…

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  • Rosa Parks Memorial Service
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    Rosa Parks Memorial Service

    Following a period during which Ms. Parks was honored by lying in repose in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, a memorial service was held to honor her life and legacy prior to her funeral scheduled in Detroit the…

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  • Opposition to Judge Alito Nomination
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    Opposition to Judge Alito Nomination

    Civil rights leaders spoke to reporters about their opposition to the nomination of Judge Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court, citing his past decisions and judicial temperament as indications…

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  • Rosa Parks Funeral Service
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    Rosa Parks Funeral Service

    Past and present elected officials, Congressional Black Caucus members, civil rights leaders, noted clergy, and other dignitaries attended the funeral of Rosa Parks, who died October 24, 2005 at age…

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  • Roberts Supreme Court Nomination
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    Roberts Supreme Court Nomination

    Representatives of several organizations spoke to reporters about their opposition to the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the Supreme Court and issues of concern to minorities. They…

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