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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…