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    Voting Rights in Minority Communities

    The House Oversight and Reform Committee held a hearing on voting rights in low income and minority communities. Witnesses included the president of Repairers of the Breach, civil and voting rights attorney…

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    Martin Luther King Jr. and Social Activism

    On the 50th anniversary commemorating the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., past and present civil rights leaders that included Representative John Lewis (D-GA), Marian Wright…

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    Civil Rights Leader Diane Nash

    Diane Nash, who helped coordinate the Freedom Rides in the 1960s, spoke about her role as a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and her time in the South. She also…

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    Freedom Riders Roundtable

    Former civil rights activists talked about their experiences as freedom riders on integrated buses during the civil rights movements of the 1960s. Following their remarks they answered…

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    Remembrances of 1960 Greensboro, NC Sit-Ins

    In February 1960, four black college students were refused service at a lunch counter in North Carolina. They staged a sit-in protest, which touched off a student-led demonstration movement…

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    The Children

    Author David Halberstam discussed his new book, The Children. In the book, Mr. Halberstam profiled the young men and women active in the Civil Rights movement in Nashville, Tennessee in the early…

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Forum

    Panelists discussed Martin Luther King, Jr: The Leader and the Legacy. They answered audience questions after the presentations. Note: Some language may be offensive.

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