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  • Women Children and Poverty in America
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    Women, Children and Poverty in America

    Tavis Smiley moderated a forum on women, children and poverty in the U.S. Speakers included CNBC’s Suze Orman, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, Pulitzer Prize winning author Sheryl WuDun. and…

    840 views
  • Challenges Facing Black Women
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    Challenges Facing Black Women

    The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) convened their First Annual 2008 National Black Women’s Town Hall Meeting at their headquarters. After opening remarks by Dorothy Height, the…

    15,327 views
  • Success for Young Black Men
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    Success for Young Black Men

    The Kaiser Family Foundation hosted a forum called “Paths to Success: A Forum on Young African-American Men.” The forum featured Bill Cosby and a panel of national leaders and young people…

    952 views
  • State of the Black Union 2005  Road to Health
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    State of the Black Union 2005: Road to Health

    The morning session of State of the Black Union 2005 was titled “Road to Health.” Moderated by Tavis Smiley, experts discussed the health and the health care crisis in America, focusing on…

    476 views
  • New Agenda for Women
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    New Agenda for Women

    Ms. Wattleton talked about a report titled Progress and Peril: New Agenda for Women, from the Center for the Advancement of Women, and about women’s voting patterns and candidate choices.…

    41 views
  • Bella Abzug Funeral
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    Bella Abzug Funeral

    Friends and colleagues gathered to pay their respects to Bella Abzug at Riverside Memorial Chapel. They paid tribute to her support for women’s rights and equality and her commitment to…

    820 views
  • emLife on the Lineem
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    Life on the Line

    Ms. Wattleton, who led Planned Parenthood for 14 years, talked about her new book, Life on the Line. It chronicles the parallel courses of her life and the reproductive rights movement. She…

    27 views
  • Planned Parenthood Anniversary
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    Planned Parenthood Anniversary

    Sen. Mitchell, majority leader in the Senate, discussed the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, the abortion “gag rule,” and other legislative issues concerning Title X…

    32 views
  • Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 7 Part 1
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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 7, Part 1

    Committee members questioned a panel of women’s rights activists opposed to the nomination of Judge Thomas to the Supreme Court. The witnesses expressed concern over the Supreme Court nominee’s…

    167 views
  • Recent Supreme Court Abortion Decisions
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    Recent Supreme Court Abortion Decisions

    Ms. Wattleton, president of the family planning organization Planned Parenthood, spoke before the National Press Club on recent Supreme Court decisions concerning abortion rights, including the recent…

    76 views
  • Family Planning emRust v Sullivanem
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    Family Planning: Rust v. Sullivan

    Representatives from Congress, the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood held a news conference to discuss the Supreme Court decision in the case Rust v. Sullivan. Federal funds…

    308 views
  • Souter Confirmation Day 4 Part 1
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    Souter Confirmation Day 4, Part 1

    Witnesses supporting “pro-choice” for abortion gave testimony opposing Judge Souter’s confirmation, fearing that he would not fully endorse a constitutional right to privacy relating to…

    72 views
  • Supreme Court Abortion Decisions
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    Supreme Court Abortion Decisions

    The American Civil Liberties Union and the Planned Parenthood Federation held a news conference to discuss the two decisions handed down today by the Supreme Court. In Hodgsen v. Minnesota…

    27 views
  • Abortion Ruling
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    Abortion Ruling

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  • Teen Pregnancy  The Price of Ignorance
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    Teen Pregnancy - The Price of Ignorance

    51 views
  • Supreme Court Review
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    Supreme Court Review

    The Court heard oral arguments in two abortion cases that involve parental notification, Hodgson v. Minnesota and Ohio v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health. In Minnesota, a pregnant…

    95 views
  • Abortion Ruling
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    Abortion Ruling

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  • Supreme Court Stakeout
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    Supreme Court Stakeout

    Pro-life and pro-choice advocates are interviewed outside the Supreme Court after the Court failed to release an opinion on the abortion case, Webster v. Reproductive Health Services.

    26 views
  • Supreme Court Review
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    Supreme Court Review

    Case discussed: Webster v. Reproductive Health Services challenges the precedent set by Roe v. Wade. The issue debated is whether the state of Missouri has the right to decide if public monies…

    75 views
  • Supreme Court Stakeout
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    Supreme Court Stakeout

    News conference outside the Court on the morning the Webster abortion case is argued.

    22 views
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