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  • Reaction to EPA Discrimination Verdict
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    Reaction to EPA Discrimination Verdict

    Attorneys and employees spoke to reporters about a court finding that the Environmental Protection Agency had discriminated against several employees based on race and gender. Several…

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  • Bush Campaign Speech
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    Bush Campaign Speech

    Governor George W. Bush spoke about racism in America and said that the Republican Party had sometimes failed African-Americans. He also pledged to find common ground and strictly enforce…

    1,860 views
  • Gore Campaign Speech
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    Gore Campaign Speech

    In a sometimes spirited speech, Vice President Gore asked for support in his presidential campaign and criticized Governor Bush for offering the NAACP words and not action. Among the issues…

    354 views
  • Voting Problems in Florida
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    Voting Problems in Florida

    Mr. Mfume and other officials heard complaints from residents about charges of fraud and voter intimidation in the presidential election in Florida. At issue was treatment of…

    310 views
  • AfricanAmerican Issues
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    African-American Issues

    Participants spoke about the state of race relations and the role of the NAACP in promoting civil rights. Among the issues addressed were minority representation in various industries,…

    176 views
  • Public Mass Meeting
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    Public Mass Meeting

    The NAACP held a meeting to open their convention. After opening with musical numbers, a variety of speakers opened a number of issues to be addressed during the convention. They noted the…

    121 views
  • Race Relations and Social Justice
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    Race Relations and Social Justice

    Mrs. Clinton and Mr. Nader spoke about the state of race relations and social justice. Mrs. Clinton focused on discrimination, hate crimes and minority representation in government. Mr.…

    98 views
  • The Minority Vote
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    The Minority Vote

    Mr. Andrew and Mr. Nicholson debated issues relevant to African-Americans and attempted to convince the NAACP gathering to support their respective parties. Mr. Andrew stressed the recent…

    87 views
  • Pennsylvania Senatorial Debate
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    Pennsylvania Senatorial Debate

    86 views
  • Freedom Fund Dinner
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    Freedom Fund Dinner

    After a brief introduction by Mr. Mfume, Mr. Jackson spoke about racial matters and the state of the civil rights movements. Topics included the Confederate flag, economic injustice, public…

    58 views
  • AfricanAmerican Issues in the New Millenium
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    African-American Issues in the New Millenium

    Mr. Mfume talked about the challenges facing the African-American community. He focused on the continued poverty of many African-Americans and the need to expand private trade. He also…

    35 views
  • Florida Voting Irregularities
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    Florida Voting Irregularities

    Mr. Mfume talked about alleged voting irregularities in the Florida election. He said that large numbers of votes were discarded in primarily black precincts, and that many minority voters…

    29 views
  • National Religious Leaders Summit
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    National Religious Leaders Summit

    Mr. Mfume spoke about the cultural climate in America, saying that there was too much indifference to acts of hate. He called for renewed efforts to foster tolerance. Following his remarks…

    27 views