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    50th Anniversary of March on Washington

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same spot where the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I have a dream” speech, for the…

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    Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared by her many friends and colleagues.

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    Challenges Facing Black Women

    The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) convened their First Annual 2008 National Black Women’s Town Hall Meeting at their headquarters. After opening remarks by Dorothy Height, the…

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    African-American Issues

    Ms. Rice was presented an award for her leadership and her presence as a role model in the African-American community. In her remarks she spoke about the importance of family and education.

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    African-American Issues

    After an introduction by Mrs. Height, President Clinton praised her, National Council of Negro Women, and their civil rights work.

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    National Council of Negro Women Convention

    Friends and colleagues from the fields of business and politics gathered to pay tribute to Ms. Height. She recently announced she is stepping down from her post as leader of the National…

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    Assistant Attorney General Nomination

    Representatives of several women’s groups spoke in a news conference to support the nomination of law professor Lani Guinier to Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the Department…

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    Get Out the Vote Drive

    Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton spoke to supporters in a “get out the vote” drive on the Mall in Washington, DC, sponsored by the National Council of Negro Women. Gov.…

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