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    30th Anniversary March on Washington

    Civil rights activists spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the 30th Anniversary March on Washington entitled, “Jobs, Justice and Peace.” The march, whose participants…

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    NAACP Executive Director Dismissal

    Mr. Gibson spoke to reporters about the NAACP Board of Directors' decision to fire Benjamin Chavis as executive director of the NAACP and how they will fill this position while they search…

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    NAACP Leadership Summit

    African-American leaders spoke about race, religious, and cultural unity among African-Americans at the African-American Leadership Summit hosted by the National Association for the…

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    1968 - The Year and The War and The Culture

    William Gibson and Benjamin Chavis Jr spoke on the civil rights movement in the late 1960's during a retrospective of the year 1968. The guests recalled the major figures and events of the…

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    30th Anniversary March on Washington

    Representatives of several civil rights and special interest organizations spoke in a news conference and discussed the plans for the 30th-anniversary March on Washington, DC. The March on August 28…

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    African-American Issues

    At the 84th Annual NAACP Convention, Vice President Al Gore and Representative Kweisi Mfume were the guest speakers. Both spoke on relations between the White House and Congress and the minority…

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    NAACP Leadership News Conference

    William Gibson and Benjamin Chavis Jr. spoke in a news conference to announce the selection of Mr. Chavis as executive director of the NAACP, who replaced retiring executive director…

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    Opposition to Judge Thomas Nomination

    At a news conference held by the NAACP, Benjamin Hooks spoke on the nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas and how Thomas would represent the black community well on the Supreme Court. William Gibson read the…

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    Opening Address: Black Organizations Summit

    The NAACP conference involved about 100 representatives of black organizations. They discussed strategies for helping poor blacks face educational and economic challenges.

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    Civil Rights Work Session

    The work session focused on the civil rights challenges facing the black community. The NAACP conference of black organizations convened to study self-help efforts to address the critical social…

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    News Conference

    Benjamin Hooks meet in the Driveway of the White House to speak with Reporters about terrorism against the NAACP.

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    Conference on the Present Crisis

    NAACP hosted a speakers panel to share their thoughts and comments on the present crisis facing civil rights in America during 1989.

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    Silent March on Washington

    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) sponsored a march to protest recent Supreme Court civil rights decisions. Several speakers, including NAACP President…

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