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  • Southern Poverty Law Center Holds News Conference on Hate Crimes
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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…

  • VP Biden at National Action Network MLK Breakfast
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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.

  • Natl Action Network Marks 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
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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…

  • Racial Profiling and Civil Rights
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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…

  • 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.

  • Reclaim the Dream Rally
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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…

  • Health Care Reform
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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…

  • 2004 Elections and Civil Rights
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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…

  • Bush Administration Civil Rights Agenda
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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…

  • Civil Rights Issues
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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…

  • Civil Rights Agenda
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    Civil Rights Agenda

    Civil rights leaders spoke on the future of civil rights and recommended ways to improve the social and economic conditions of minorities. Enforcement of civil rights and workers' rights were…

  • Civil Rights at the Crossroads
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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…

  • Human Rights Campaign Dinner
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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…

  • Civil Rights Issues
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    Civil Rights Issues

    This is the first panel in the American Bar Association’s forum on civil rights. Dean Robinson gave a brief retrospective of the United States civil rights movement. The other speakers…

  • Civil Rights Laws
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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,…

  • Civil Rights Act of 1990
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    Civil Rights Act of 1990

    The panel discussed the Civil Rights Bill of 1990 and past Supreme Court decisions dealing with civil rights.