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  • After Words with Zerlina Maxwell
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    After Words with Zerlina Maxwell

    MSNBC political analyst Zerlina Maxwell offered her thoughts on identity politics and how to create a more inclusive Democratic Party. She was interviewed by Maria Kumar, CEO and founding…

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  • Brookings Discussion on Civic Engagement and Voting
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    Brookings Discussion on Civic Engagement and Voting

    The Brookings Institution hosted a discussion on civic engagement and the election system. Panelists discussed panel the benefits of universal voting laws and why they should be enacted.

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  • 2020 Census Elections and Latinos
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    2020 Census, Elections and Latinos

    The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) hosted a discussion of the 2020 census, elections and Latinos, at its annual conference in Miami. This plenary…

    106 views
  • Civil Rights
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    Civil Rights

    UnidosUS, formerly known as the National Council of La Raza, held its annual convention and hosted an afternoon discussion focusing on civil rights and activism. Panelists included the presidents…

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  • Center for American Progress Ideas Conference Part 2
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    Center for American Progress Ideas Conference, Part 2

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and the current and former heads of groups including Planned Parenthood, Voto Latino, and the National Women’s Law Center spoke about women’s empowerment.…

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  • Cokie Roberts and EJ Dionne Discuss the Catholic Vote
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    Catholic Vote in 2016

    The Catholic University of America’s Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies hosted a discussion on the issues driving Catholic voters and their expected influence on the 2016…

    1,187 views
  • Civil Rights Leaders and Activists Speak About Meeting with President on Policing
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    Civil Rights Leaders and Activists Community Policing and Criminal Justice

    Civil Rights leaders and activists and elected officials from around the country spoke to reporters after their meeting with President Obama about community policing in the wake of recent…

    608 views
  • Washington Ideas Forum Discussion on Campaign 2016
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    Washington Ideas Forum, Panel on Campaign 2016

    Political reporters at the seventh annual Washington Ideas Forum talked about the 2016 elections. Topics included Vice President Joe Biden’s chances of winning the Democratic nomination, and the…

    484 views
  • Presidents Task Force on 21st Century Policing Part 4
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    President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Part 4

    Leaders of several civil rights organizations talked about ways to promote effective crime reduction and build public trust of law enforcement. They spoke at the first meeting of the…

    428 views
  • Justice for All March
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    "Justice for All" March

    Reverend Al Sharpton led the “Justice for All” March in Washington, D.C. following the lack of indictments in the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in Staten Island,…

    4,319 views
  • Civil Rights Activists Briefing on Immigration
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    Civil Rights Activists on Immigration Executive Order

    Representatives from several civil rights group voiced unanimous support for President Obama’s decision to use executive action on immigration. Organizations represented in the briefing…

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  • Discussion on Public Policies Affecting Latino Americans
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    Under-Representation of Latinos

    Community and political leaders talked about the under-representation of Hispanics in business, in entertainment, and in the federal workforce. “Underrepresented - Where are the Latinos?” was the…

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  • Voting Rights in the South
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    Voting Rights and Southern Demographics

    Politicians and civil rights organizations leaders talked about the demographic and political changes in the South in the 50 years since civil rights activists travelled to Mississippi in the 1964 “Freedom…

    449 views
  • 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.

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  • 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…

    1,808 views
  • Women as Primary Earners
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    Women as Primary Earners

    Maria Kumar and Mona Charen talked about the Pew Research Report, “Breadwinner Moms,” which showed that women were the sole or primary provider in four out of 10 American households with…

    210 views
  • Latino Vote and the 2012 Elections
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    Latino Vote and the 2012 Elections

    Panelists talked about the role of Latino voters in the 2012 elections. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Jose Diaz-Balart moderated. “The Latino Vote” was the…

    310 views
  • Tavis Smiley Presents
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    Tavis Smiley Presents

    Tavis Smiley moderated a discussion on the challenges facing the U.S., including energy independence, job creation, the economy, education, and health care reform.

    3,318 views
  • Youth and Civic Participation
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    Youth and Civic Participation

    Participants spoke about youth participation in the political process and issues of concern to those youth. Among the topics they addressed were health care and the state of the economy,…

    320 views
  • Campaign 2008 and the Progressive Agenda
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    Campaign 2008 and the Progressive Agenda

    Former Senator John Edwards delivered the keynote address at the opening plenary session of the 2008 Campus Progress National Conference. He spoke aboutyouth political participation, progressive political issues, and…

    588 views
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