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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 4

    Former officials from the Departments of Justice and Education took part in a forum on hate crimes. Also speaking was a former FBI special agent who talked about her experiences working in the…

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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 3

    Legal and policy experts talked about the increase in hate crimes against transgenders, immigrants, and those of certain religious groups, and why many of these crimes go unreported.…

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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 2

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a day-long public briefing on hate crimes and other bias-related incidents. This portion of the event included testimony by victims and advocates…

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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 1

    Law enforcement officials outlined best practices for investigating and responding to hate crimes. Panelists included officials from the Justice Department, the International Association of…

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    Commission on Civil Rights Meeting, Part 1

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued a statement condemning the previous-weekend violence motivated by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia. Conservative commission member…

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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 2

    University system heads talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. Panelists talked about what had worked in their respective school systems and how…

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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 1

    Federal government officials talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. Topics included measuring the effectiveness of high school to college programs…

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    LGBT Employees and Workplace Discrimination

    Government officials and activists discussed the scope of federal protection against workplace discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. Officials talked…

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    Taking of Private Property for Public Use

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights heard from scholars and civil rights on eminent domain abuses. The Justice Department recently brought a lawsuit against the city of Joliet, Illinois,…

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    Federal and Local Role in Anti-Bullying Measures

    Panelists discussed the role of the federal government, states, and local school boards in anti-bullying programs. Tammy Aaberg spoke about her son, who killed himself due to bullying…

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    Race, Religion, and Disability

    Panelists discussed bullying based on race, disability, or religion. Topics included the need for federal law on bullying and First Amendment issues.

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    Bullying, Sexual Orientation, and Gender

    Advocates, psychologists and lawyers discussed bullying due to sexual orientation and gender. Among the topics they addressed were incidents of bullying in schools, school programs to…

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    Federal Agency Anti-Bullying Programs

    Education and Justice Department staff talked about anti-bullying efforts at the federal and state level. They also talked about current anti-bullying laws.

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    New Black Panther Party Voter Intimidation Allegations, Part 1

    Christopher Coates, the former head of the Justice Department’s Civil Right’s Voting Division, testified about charges that the New Black Panther Party intimidated Philadelphia voters in…

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    Use of English in the Workplace

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a meeting which included presentations on the issue of employers specifying English as the common language of the workplace. Employers argue that it can be…

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    Illegal Immigration and African American Workers

    The commission heard testimony about the impact of illegal immigration on the wages and job opportunities of African American workers. Topics included statistics of illegal immigration and…

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