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  • Day Three of the Democratic National Convention
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    Democratic National Convention, Day 3

    Day three of the 2016 Democratic National Convention included speeches by President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

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  • Funeral Service for Marion Barry
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    Funeral Service for Marion Barry

    Civil rights leaders, colleagues, and friends of the late Marion Barry gathered at the Washington Convention Center for a funeral service for former Washington, D.C, mayor, who died on November 23, 2014. The…

    12,401 views
  • Memorial Service for Dorothy Height
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    Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared by her many friends and colleagues.

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  • emBrown v Board of Educationem Morning Session
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    Brown v. Board of Education, Morning Session

    Participants talked about the legacy of the decision in Brown v. Board of Education on the 50th anniversary of the landmark case. Among the topics they addressed were the state of race…

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  • State of the Black Union 2008 Morning Session
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    State of the Black Union 2008, Morning Session

    Leaders in education, public policy, religion, and black communities discussed the role of the African-American vote in the 2008 presidential election. Tom Joyner led a question-and-answer session with the…

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  • Million Mom March Against Assault Weapons
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    Million Mom March Against Assault Weapons

    Politicians, activists, and others spoke in support of renewing the assault weapons ban. The ban, enacted in 1994, was scheduled to sunset in September 2004. Several bands entertained the crowd.…

    417 views
  • 30th Anniversary March on Washington
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    30th Anniversary March on Washington

    Civil rights activists spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the 30th Anniversary March on Washington entitled, “Jobs, Justice and Peace.” The march, whose participants…

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  • March on Washington Anniversary Rally
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    March on Washington Anniversary Rally

    Participants talked about the legacy of the civil rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr. at a rally to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington in which Dr. King gave his “I…

    560 views
  • Martin Luther King Jr Plaque Dedication
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    Martin Luther King Jr. Plaque Dedication

    Participants talked about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement at a ceremony to unveil and dedicate a plaque commemorating the 1963 March on Washington and Dr. King’s…

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  • Police Brutality in Minority Communities
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    Police Brutality in Minority Communities

    Caucus members met to address the issue of police brutality. They heard testimonial accounts of brutality from a number of persons, and concluded with recommendations for solutions.

    320 views
  • Impeachment Inquiry
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    Impeachment Inquiry

    Participants discussed the impeachment proceedings being conducted in the House of Representatives. They believe that the American people do not support impeachment and are ready to move on…

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  • Secretary Brown Memorial Service
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    Secretary Brown Memorial Service

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  • Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Breakfast
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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast

    Participants gathered to honor Dr. King at a memorial breakfast. In his keynote speech, Mr. Jackson spoke about the continuing struggle for civil rights and political power by…

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  • Womens Issues Rally
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    Women's Issues Rally

    At a rally sponsored by the National Organization of Women and 425 other organization, speakers discussed various women’s issues, focusing on violence against women.

    230 views
  • Voter Hotline Announcement
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    Voter Hotline Announcement

    The participants spoke about the establishment of a minority voter information hotline to monitor election day operation across the country. The toll free hotline will take complaints about…

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  • Richard Gephardt Roast
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    Richard Gephardt Roast

    Friends and peers cajoled Representative Gephardt during a celebrity roast.

    58 views
  • ProChoice Issues
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    Pro-Choice Issues

    A rally was held in Washington, DC in support of abortion rights for women.

    119 views
  • Jackson Announcement
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    Jackson Announcement

    Reverend Jesse Jackson announced his decision not to seek the 1992 Democratic nomination for president. The announcement followed a series of meetings at a Washington, DC hotel with…

    101 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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