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

    Participants talked about the significance of the decision in the Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. Among the topics they addressed were how the decision was reached, the application of…

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  • Labor Rally
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    Labor Rally

    Labor leaders held a rally on the National Mall calling for workers rights, increases in the federal minimum wage, health care benefits, and fair labor standards.

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  • Voting Machines
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    Voting Machines

    Panelists talked about the use and reliability of new technologies and voting machines in the 2004 presidential election. Among the topics they addressed were the operation of differing…

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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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  • Nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito
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    Nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito

    Panelists at a day-long conference on Supreme Court issues hosted by the Shorenstein Center talked about the nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court. Among the…

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  • National Day of Action on Immigrant Rights
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    National Day of Action on Immigrant Rights

    Representatives from community, religious, and labor groups spoke about immigration policy. In their remarks they advocated comprehensive immigration reform embracing laborers, tax-paying…

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  • Report on Minority Voters
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    Report on Minority Voters

    The panelists discuss the findings of a new report, “Protecting Minority Voters,” and how these findings will affect the civil rights community. They also talked about their experiences at…

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  • State of the Black Union 2006  Defining the Agenda
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    State of the Black Union 2006: Defining the Agenda

    In the first panel of an afternoon session of State of the Black Union 2006 titled, “Defining the African American Agenda, Part II,” participants focused on the State of the Black Union…

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  • Alito Supreme Court Nomination Opposition
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    Alito Supreme Court Nomination Opposition

    Leaders from civil rights and other advocacy groups spoke in opposition to the nomination of Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr. to the U.S. Supreme Court. They talked about his voting records as a federal judge, as…

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  • Alito Supreme Court Nomination
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    Alito Supreme Court Nomination

    During the scholar’s forum “Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr.: An African-American Perspective,” a panel discussion was held on the record of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito. The panelists…

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  • Roberts Nomination Hearing Reactions
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    Roberts Nomination Hearing Reactions

    During a lunch break for the last day of the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings, senators and witnesses spoke to reporters about United States Supreme Court nominee Judge John…

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  • Roberts Confirmation Hearing Day 4 Part 3
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    Roberts Confirmation Hearing, Day 4 Part 3

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing on the appointment of Judge John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated after the death of Chief Justice William…

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  • Roberts Confirmation Hearings
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    Roberts Confirmation Hearings

    Mr. Henderson, who is scheduled to testify later in the hearings, spoke about the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice nominee John Roberts. He discussed the role of…

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  • US Supreme Court and the Black Community
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    U.S. Supreme Court and the Black Community

    At the National Urban League, a panel discussion was held on the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court. Among the topics they discussed were the effect that…

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  • Judicial Nominations
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    Judicial Nominations

    At the Campaign for American’s Future 2005 “Take Back America” conference a panel talked about the selection of federal judicial nominations and the confirmation process. Among the topics…

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  • Judicial Nominations
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    Judicial Nominations

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  • Judge Brown Nomination
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    Judge Brown Nomination

    Mr. Henderson’s group opposed President Bush’s nomination of Janice Rogers Brown to a federal judgeship, while Mr. Innis’s group supported her nomination. The Senate will debate the…

    41 views
  • Telecommunications Act
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    Telecommunications Act

    The Media and Democracy Coalition, representing 116 interest groups, held a news conference about the release of its “Bill of Media Rights.” The report criticized the 1996…

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  • Federal Judicial Nominations
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    Federal Judicial Nominations

    Senator Byrd and other Democrats addressed MoveOn.org’s “Rally to Save the Courts.” They opposed the Republican “nuclear option” to remove the Senate rule requiring a two-thirds vote to stop a…

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  • Americas Election Process
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    America's Election Process

    Panelists talked about voting procedures in the 2004 elections. Among the topics they addressed were voter registration, the operation of voting machines and new technologies, rules for…

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