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    Are You Dead?

    As part of a Howard University leadership seminar, Bill Cosby, an Entertainer, spoke to the students about taking responsibility in their lives. He spoke about rock music lyrics, gangs,…

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    Kwame Ture Tribute

    Supporters gathered at a fundraising tribute for Kwame Ture, who was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. They talked about his civil rights activities since the 1960s and expressed…

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    Race and Racism Part 1

    In the first panel, participants examined various forms of racism and their effects on society. Professor Blakey talked about inherent racism within U.S. culture. They talked about such…

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    Plessy v. Ferguson

    At a conference on U.S. constitutional history, Ms. Berry spoke about struggle for civil rights since the Plessy v. Ferguson decision 100 years ago. She compared the state of civil rights…

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    Howard University Commencement

    Dennis Hightower, Walt Disney Television President, gave the 1996 Howard University Commencement address. Howard University President, Patrick Swygert presented several honorary degrees,…

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    African-Americans in the Civil War

    Participants spoke aboutthe role of African-American soldiers, in Union forces during the Civil War. They focused on topics such as their experiences as soldiers, life in Washington, DC and the…

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    African-American Sailors in the Civil War

    Participants discussed the role of African-Americans in Union naval forces during the Civil War. Each of the panelists is participating in an ongoing four-year research project on this…

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    Race and Racism Part 2

    In the second panel, participants discussed how African-Americans can address the problems of racism. They examined how minority institutions, including churches, colleges and others can…

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    African American Voting Issues

    The Coalition of 100 Black women & 100 Black Men held a panel discussion on the place of the black voter in the U.S. electoral system, the significance of the black vote, whether political…

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    Bunche Center Dedication

    At a ceremony dedicating the Ralph Bunche International Affairs Center, Secretary General Boutros-Ghali spoke about Mr. Bunche’s commitment to international understanding and peace. Ralph…

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    Legal Ethics

    Attorney General Janet Reno urged an audience of law students to pursue their profession with the highest concern for legal ethics and the scourges of crime in the U.S. She also asked them…

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    Affirmative Action

    The National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs hosted a panel discussion on Race, Gender, and Affirmative Action. Participants spoke about two recent Supreme Court cases which established the…

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    Democracy in South Africa

    Archbishop Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, described the process of achieving democracy in South Africa. He is currently chairman of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission…

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    Issues in Corporate America

    Kenneth Chenault, vice chairman for the American Express Company, spoke about the need for corporations to constantly reinvent themselves to maintain their competitive edge in the global…

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    African-American Leadership in Communications

    Bernard Shaw spoke during the 25th anniversary celebration of Howard University’s School of Communications. In his remarks, he spoke about the important role of minorities in broadcast…

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    Ensuring Global Peace

    Defense Secretary William Perry delivered remarks to attendees of the Howard University Student Leadership Conference. He spoke about missions of peace and the United States' role in Bosnia.

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