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    Congressional Redistricting

    The duBois Institute hosted a conference marking the 100th anniversary of the Plessy v. Ferguson U.S. Supreme Court decision which was argued in April 1896. In this session a panel of…

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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 7, Part 6

    Representatives of civil rights organizations opposed to the confirmation of Judge Clarence Thomas offered testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee. John Buchanan, representing People for the…

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    Opposition to Judge Thomas Nomination

    The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, a separate organization from the NAACP, held a news conference to announce its opposition to the nomination of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge…

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    Reaction to Civil Rights Speech

    Representatives of the Black Leadership Forum held a press conference on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol to respond to President Bush’s commencement speech at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, on June 1. In…

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    Whither Civil Rights?

    The two speakers debated the status of civil rights in America. They particularly focused on the civil rights bill of 1990 vetoed by President Bush, and the proposed civil rights legislation for…

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    Testing in America: Impact on Blacks

    Participants talked about the effects of standardized testing on blacks and other minorities and considered claims that such tests are culturally biased and fail to determine the actual…

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    Case Discussion

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the cases Board of Education v. Dowell and Perry v. Louisiana and Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company v. Cleopatra Haslip. In Dowell, the role of…

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    Civil Rights Act of 1990, Part 1

    The House Education and Labor Committee met with the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights to hear testimony on the Civil Rights Act of 1990.

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    Perspectives on Past & Prospects for Future

    Sponsored by the Univ. of Mississippi School of Law and the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, the panel discussed the civil rights movement and the law.

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    Renewing the Civil Rights Agenda

    National Rainbow Coalition panel discussion on Renewing the Civil Rights Agenda

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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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    Death Penalty

    The committee conducted a third hearing on death penalty legislation. The proceedings focused on race discrimination and capital sentencing decisions in jurisdictions throughout the United…

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    Affirmative Action

    Panelists discussed maintaining the Affirmative Action provisions.

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    Attorney General Speech

    Dick Thornburgh, U.S. Attorney General, addressed the Operation PUSH annual convention and answered questions.

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    Civil Rights Issues

    Charles Morgan Jr. and Julius Chambers spoke to Bruce Collins about the civil rights movement, and then took viewer call-in questions.

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    Opinion Survey: Racial Attitudes in the U.S

    The survey conducted by Harris explores Americans' attitudes towards race. Specifically, the survey sought to accomplish three things: (1) to track the attitudes about race relations over…

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    Supreme Court Review

    Cases discussed: Patterson v. McClean Credit Union is an attempt by Ms. Patterson to sue her employer on charges of racial harassment. A decision on this case could reverse the previous…

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    Patterson vs. McLean Credit Union

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    Employment Issues

    Witnesses testified on employment discrimination and affirmative action laws.

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    Civil Rights Commissioners Confirmation Hearing

    Nominees and witnesses testified for and against the replacement members for the Commission On Civil Rights. This is an incomplete program.

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