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  • First Enslaved Africans 400th Anniversary
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    First Enslaved Africans 400th Anniversary

    The Congressional Black Caucus hosted a ceremony marking the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans to arrive in British North America. Participants included House Speaker Nancy…

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  • 2019 Womens March in Washington
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    2019 Women's March in Washington

    Advocates for women’s rights took part in the third annual Women’s March. The first women’s march was held following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Due to the government shutdown,…

    3,010 views
  • QA Johnnetta Cole
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    Q&A with Johnnetta Cole

    Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art, talked about the museum as it marked its fiftieth anniversary. She also spoke about her career as an educator…

    9,716 views
  • 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.

    6,380 views
  • Women of the Civil Rights Movement
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    Women of the Civil Rights Movement

    Johnetta Cole moderated a panel discussion with three other women about their contributions to Civil Rights movement. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. Kathleen Cleaver served as…

    850 views
  • Congressional Black Caucus Ceremonial SwearingIn
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    Congressional Black Caucus Ceremonial Swearing-In

    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation held a welcoming and swearing-in ceremony in the Congressional Auditorium of the new Capitol Visitor Center for the 41 members of the Congressional…

    410 views
  • University of Arkansas Commencement Address
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    University of Arkansas Commencement Address

    Mr. Scott and Ms. Cole delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of the University of Arkansas. They offered encouragement to graduates, spoke about the value of education,…

    86 views
  • Martin Luther King
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    Martin Luther King

    As part of a black history month celebration, Ms. Cole talked about the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Among the topics she addressed were the current state of race relations, the…

    24 views
  • Tribute to Randall Robinson
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    Tribute to Randall Robinson

    Members of the TransAfrica forum paid tribute to their founders, Mr. Robinson and r. Lewis, and introduced the new leadership.

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  • State of the Black Union 2001 Part 1
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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…

    925 views
  • Clinton Economic Conference
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    Clinton Economic Conference

    Economists and business executives continued to discuss U.S. economic issues in the Robinson Convention Center in Little Rock. Issues brought up during the session included U.S. education…

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  • Road to Higher Education
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    Road to Higher Education

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