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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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    African-American Voters and the Midterm Elections

    Representatives Xavier Becerra (D-CA) and John Lewis (D-GA) joined legal advocates to examine the impact of voting and the state of Black America ahead of the 2014 midterm elections. They also…

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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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    Hate Crimes Legislation

    The guests talked about the hate crimes bill, HR 1592, that is scheduled for House floor debate May 4. The bill strengthens penalties for the commission of hate crimes and extends…

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    State of the Black Union 2007, Afternoon Session

    Leaders in education, public policy, religion, and black communities discussed the future impact of African Americans on Western culture, the United States' global image, and the social, political, and…

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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

    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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    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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    Minorities, the Media, and the 2004 Elections

    Speakers addressed political and media issues of particular concern to the African-American community. They spoke about the upcoming presidential election and other topics. The panelists…

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    Brown v. Board of Education Anniversary

    Congressional Democrats hosted an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case that ended school segregation in the U.S. Rep. Cummings,…

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    Election 2002 - What Should We Expect?

    Participants talked about the 2002 elections and its potential impact on African-American broadcasters and the African-American community. Among the topics they addressed were voter…

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    Plenary Session

    Mr. Henderson and Mr. Woodson talked about the impact of incarceration on African-American families and communities. They also talked about how justice was applied to various communities,…

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    Prison and Sentencing Reform

    Participants talked about the CBC Foundation’s report, “Justice on Trial.”

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    State of the Black Union 2001, Part 1

    In a forum on the state of black America designed to present a public think tank that will analyze the critical challenges facing the African-American community, panelists talked about the…

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    Hate Crimes at the Milliennium

    The 30th annual CBC legislative conference was titled, “Judiciary Brain Trust: Two Million Incarcerated: Justice for a Community Under Siege.” Panelists discussed the rise of hate groups,…

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    The Case for Black Reparations

    Participants talked about reasons to provide reparations to descendents of African slaves.

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    Washington Journal: Tuesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Southeastern Church Fires Part 2

    In the second portion of a two-part hearing, members of the Congressional Black Caucus heard testimony from representatives of civil rights organizations and ministers from several…

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    Crime Prevention and Local Partnerships

    During a forum on criminal justice and the recently passed crime bill, the panelists discussed additional legislative steps which might be taken on the national and local level to reduce crime.…

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