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    Hearing on the Voting Rights Act

    Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke, civil rights leaders, and law professors testified at a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the 1965 Voting Rights Act. They discussed several…

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    House Democratic News Conference on Voting Rights

    House Democrats from the Administration Subcommittee on Elections released a report on voting rights marking the 56th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Subcommittee Chair G.K.…

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    Civil Rights, Racism and Hate Crimes

    Civil rights leaders at a news conference at the National Press Club urged President-elect Donald Trump to denounce acts of hate in the U.S. Speakers included representatives from the…

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    Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

    National Action Network held its fourth annual Washington, D.C., breakfast in honor of the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel.

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    Realize the Dream Rally and March

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke at the Lincoln Memorial at a “Realize the Dream” commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and…

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    Racial Profiling and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about racial profiling, gun violence and advancing the civil rights movement in the aftermath of the killing of Trayvon Martin. Moderator Al Sharpton also interviewed the…

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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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    Reclaim the Dream Rally

    The National Action Network held a “Reclaim the Dream” rally at Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C. Speakers included Reverend Al Sharpton, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Urban League…

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    Voting Rights Act

    Participants talked about the history and legacy of the 1964 Voting Rights Act, race relations in the U.S., the impact of the legislation on voter participation and political activism, the…

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    Health Care Reform

    Wade Henderson talked about health care as a fundamental civil right. He recalled the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, fight for economic justice and the links between economics and…

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    2004 Elections and Civil Rights

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights heard testimony regarding preparations for the 2004 election. Among the specific topics addressed were new voting systems, voter identification…

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    Bush Administration Civil Rights Agenda

    Mr. Henderson, also counsel to the LCCR Education Fund, talked about the diversity of the Conference, which represents persons of color, children, women, senior citizens, labor union members, and a variety…

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    Civil Rights Issues

    The speakers talked about the controversy over Senator Lott’s remarks at a recent 100th birthday celebration for Senator Strom Thurmond, civil rights issues, affirmative action, and other…

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    Civil Rights Agenda

    The Rainbow/Push Coalition hosted a panel discussion on the future of civil rights. Participants spoke about ways to improve the social and economic conditions of minorities. The Reverend…

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    Civil Rights at the Crossroads

    Panelists discussed the present and future direction of the civil rights movement. They discussed tactics of civil rights advocates of the past and how the arguments and issues have changed over the…

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    Human Rights Campaign Dinner

    The Human Rights Campaign held its annual national dinner. President Bill Clinton gave the keynote address and it was the first time a sitting President participated in the gay and lesbian…

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    Civil Rights Issues

    The American Bar Association held a forum on civil rights. William Robinson, Dean of the District of Columbia School of Law, gave a brief history of the United States civil rights movement.…

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    Civil Rights Laws

    In a forum titled, "The 1991 Civil Rights Law: Does It Betray Civil Rights?," the panelists discussed political issues affecting the African American community. Topics included equality,…

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    Civil Rights Act of 1990

    In an event sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus, the panel discussed the Civil Rights Bill of 1990 and past Supreme Court decisions dealing with civil rights.

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