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    Senator Lujan on Issues Facing the Latino Community

    Axios Latino held a discussion about issues facing the Latino community in the U.S. Senator Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM) talked about the challenges in his state, including systemic poverty and the…

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    National American Latino Museum Legislation

    A House Natural Resources subcommittee held a hearing on legislation to create a Smithsonian National American Latino Museum. Witnesses included Representative Jose Serrano (D-NY), who…

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    Robert F. Kennedy Assassination 50th Anniversary

    Not long after midnight on June 5, 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy (D-NY) was shot and mortally wounded in the Los Angeles Ambassador Hotel. He had just delivered a victory speech after winning…

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    Netroots Nation Conference, Day 3, Afternoon Session

    Speakers at the closing plenary session of the at the Netroots Nation conference included the co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America, Dolores Huerta. Netroots Nation is an “annual…

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    Democratic National Convention, Day 4

    Day four of the 2016 Democratic National Convention included speeches by Hillary Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea Clinton.

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    Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta

    Civil rights activist and labor leader Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the United Farm Workers (UFW) with Cesar Chavez in the 1960s, talked about how they fought to improve working conditions for field…

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    Former President Bill Clinton Remarks in Tucson, Arizona

    Former President Bill Clinton spoke at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Tucson, Arizona. He talked about some of her bipartisan legislative efforts…

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    Farm Worker Movement

    Dolores Huerta delivered remarks on the history of the Farm Workers Movement. Following her remarks, panelists talked about the movement’s legacy and activist Cesar Chavez.

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    Panel Discussion on Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about civil rights and immigration. Former Bush administration Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said the Republican Party’s stance on immigration could lead to big losses in upcoming…

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    50th Anniversary of March on Washington

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same spot where the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I have a dream” speech, for the…

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    National Rally for Citizenship

    Prominent local and national organizations joined community, labor and immigrant rights supporters in a “National Rally for Citizenship” on the West Lawn of the Capitol. Throughout the day,…

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    Women Civil Rights Leaders, Part 2

    As part of the prelude to the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation hosted the Women Who Dare to Dream Luncheon…

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    YWCA National Conference and Annual General Assembly

    Dolores Huerta spoke about her experiences organizing unions and immigration issues. In 1962, Cesar Chavez founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm…

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    Challenges Facing Women

    Gloria Steinem and others spoke at a conference on women’s issues. They spoke about progress made by the feminist movement and challenges still facing women. Among the topics they addressed…

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    2008 Democratic Convention, Day 3

    The third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, focused on military, security, and foreign policy issues. Senator Barack Obama was nominated by…

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    Robert Kennedy and the 1968 Campaign

    March 16, 2008 marked the 40th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s announcement of his candidacy for president of the United States. Friends, relatives, and aides shared memories of the campaign…

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    Robert F. Kennedy Tribute

    A tribute was held to honor the life and legacy of the late Robert F. Kennedy. His daughter Kerry Kennedy and Rep. Edward Markey hosted a reception at the Capital to commemorate what would have…

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    Supreme Court Vacancy and Women

    Speakers talk about the potential impact on women of a Supreme Court vacancy created by the retirement of Justice O’Connor, potential future Bush administration nominees, and the future of…

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    Hispanic Community and Supreme Court Changes

    Hispanic leaders spoke to reporters about the potential impact of changes at the Supreme Court and potential Bush administration nominations on the Hispanic community. The event was held…

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    March for Women's Lives

    Politicians, celebrities, and others spoke in support of women’s rights around the world, including family planning, education, and human rights. They also supported the preservation of…

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