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    Race and Justice

    Two legal experts talked about race and the justice system. Paul Butler argued that the criminal justice system is inherently flawed and punishes African-Americans and Latinos…

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    Public School Integration

    Panelists talked about federal funding and opportunities available to promote K-12 racial and economic integration. They focused on incentives in current and proposed federal policies,…

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    Governmental Role in Integration

    Policymakers, civil rights advocates and scholars spoke about racially and economically integrated K-12 public schools. They focused on incentives in current and proposed federal policies,…

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    Obama Administration and the United Nations

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice talked about the approach the Obama administration has taken to utilizing the United Nations to advance the administration’s foreign policy…

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    Hurricane Katrina News Coverage

    Participants, including activists, representatives of independent media, recording artists, and social critics, talked about race relations, depictions of minorities in the media, diversity…

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    Town Hall Meeting on Race Relations

    Participants talked about the state of race relations, particularly in regards to relations with law enforcement officials. Among the topics they addressed were police brutality, racial…

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    Impact of Drug Laws

    Panelists talked about the impacts of strict federal drug laws on the African-American community, prison populations, and on race relations. Following their remarks they answered questions…

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    Race Initiative Town Hall Meeting

    Dean Bullock moderated this discussion among legal experts on race relations. They examined the progress of the civil rights movement and the challenges of unifying an increasingly racially…

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    Legal Ethics

    Attorney General 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 to…

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    Race and Political Empowerment

    The panelists discussed such civil rights issues as voting rights, and the question of gerrymandering in an effort to redraw districts to increase minority representation. After this…

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    Ollie May Cooper Award

    Mr. Days delivered the keynote address at the 16th annual Ollie May Cooper Award ceremony of the Washington, D.C. Bar Association. He spoke about the legacy and traditions of…

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    Race Relations

    State Rep. Brown spoke on the current state of race relations to an audience at Howard University School of Law. He discussed the differences in economic opportunity facing different races…

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    Howard University Law School Commencement

    Ron Brown, the first black chairman of a national American political party, delivered the commencement address to the 1991 graduating class of Howard University Law School. In his remarks, Mr.…

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    Howard University Commencement Address

    Sharon Pratt Dixon, first term mayor of Washington, DC and alumnus of Howard University, delivered the commencement address to the 1991 graduates of Howard University in Washington, DC.…

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