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  • National Urban League Releases Voting Rights Report
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    National Urban League Voting Rights Report

    The National Urban League released its 2019 State of Black America Report which focused primarily on voting rights issues. National Urban League President Marc Morial told an audience at…

  • emWashington Postem Forum on Protecting Local News Representatives Cicilline and Collins
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    Washington Post Forum on Protecting Local News; Representatives Cicilline and Collins

    The Washington Post held an in-depth discussion with journalists and lawmakers on the future of and importance of local news. In this portion, attendees heard from two lawmakers, Representatives David…

  • Senator Kamala Harris Says President Trump Is Holding Country Hostage Over Vanity Project
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    The Truths We Hold

    Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) talked about her book, The Truths We Hold: An American Journey, in which she recalled her upbringing and how it informs her governing style.

  • Michael Wolff Discusses emFire and Furyem
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    Fire and Fury

    Journalist Michael Wolff reported on the inner workings of the Trump administration.

  • Dan Rather Discusses emWhat Unites Usem
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    What Unites Us

    Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather shared his thoughts on the founding principles of the United States and what it means to be an American. He is in conversation with Washington Post…

  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch Addresses Probe into Hillary Clinton
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    Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Clinton Email Investigation

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke with Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post at the Aspen Ideas Festival. She explained her decision to meet with former President Bill Clinton in Phoenix in…

  • Discussion on Economic Policy in the Clinton Administration
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    Clinton Administration Economic Policy

    Former members of President Clinton’s administration talked about his economic policies, including the federal budget surplus, health care reform, and welfare tax credits. The Clinton…

  • Sixth Annual Washington Ideas Forum
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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 1 Morning Session

    Journalists interviewed lawmakers, Obama administration officials, and policy experts on a variety of topics. The sixth annual Washington Ideas Forum was held October 29-30, 2014, by The…

  • Economic Opportunities for Youth and Minorities
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    Economic Opportunities for Youth and Minorities

    Panelists talked about the effectiveness of existing education policies in helping minorities compete for jobs and attain economic mobility. Topics included the impact of the high…

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    Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?

    Toure explores what it means to be African-American in the United States today. For his book the author spoke with over 100 African Americans from Cornel West and Henry Louis Gates Jr. to Chuck D and…

  • AfricanAmerican Vote in 2012
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    African-American Vote in 2012

    The Center for American Progress held a discussion on the African-American vote in 2012 and beyond. Following Maryland Democratic Representative Donna Edwards' keynote address and question…

  • 2012 Budget and Deficit Reduction
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    2012 Budget and Deficit Reduction

    Participants spoke about the state of the economy and the impact of the recession on minority communities. They focused on ways the government could increase U.S. economic growth and…

  • Midterm Election Preview
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    Midterm Election Preview

    White House Senior Adviser David Axelrod and former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie shared their thoughts on the 2010 midterm elections. Mr. Axelrod said he was “eager”…

  • Black Community Response to HIVAIDS
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    Black Community Response to HIV/AIDS

    Panelists talked about responses by the black community to the HIV/AIDS epidemic among African-American men. Among the issues they addressed were homophobia and the stigma associated with…

  • Michelle Rhee on Public Schools
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    Michelle Rhee on Public Schools

    Michelle Rhee spoke about efforts to improve the District of Columbia’s public schools. Among the issues she addressed were making the schools more appealing to middle class residents,…

  • Secretary Shaun Donovan on Housing Markets
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    Secretary Shaun Donovan on Housing Markets

    Secretary Donovan spoke about the state of the U.S. housing market and the role of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) in the economic recovery. He also answeredquestions from the…

  • Presidential Debate Reaction
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    Presidential Debate Reaction

    Jonathan Capehart and Deborah Simmons talked about the previous presidential night’s debate and analyzed its impact on the general election. They responded to telephone calls and electronic…

  • National Infrastructure Improvement Plans
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    National Infrastructure Improvement Plans

    After opening remarks for a day-long conference on developing strategies to improve the national infrastructure, a congressional panel moderated by Mr. Capeheart talked about a national…

  • Democratic Convention Reaction
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    Democratic Convention Reaction

    Mr. Capehart talked about his impressions of the Democratic convention. Telephone lines were opened for audience comments. A clip from KCAL-TV news coverage was shown. Live shots were shown…