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    Urban Stimulus Town Hall Meeting

    A panel discussion was held on using economic stimulus funds for urban reconstruction. Charles Ogletree moderated the panel. Opening and closing remarks were made by the Reverend Jesse…

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    Racial Relations in America

    Panelists spoke about the Rainbow Coalition’s agenda and issues such as ethnic and race relations, the status of minorities in America, poverty, and the political process. Following the…

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    Minority Media Ownership

    Commissioner Kevin Martin spoke about minority ownership of media outlets, the operation of the Federal Communications Commission, and issues before the FCC involving media ownership and…

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    Parenting

    Bill Cosby, entertainer and activist, spoke at the Rainbow/PUSH Conference this summer about parenting and personal responsibility. His remarks have stirred debate across the country,…

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    Kerry Campaign Speech

    Democratic presidential candidate Senator Kerry talked about his campaign and about issues of interest to minority communities.

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    Minorities and Business Opportunity

    Participants talked about programs to encourage minority participation in business. Among the topics they addressed were generating start-up capital for minority business, providing…

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    March on Washington Anniversary Rally

    Participants talked about the legacy of the civil rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr. at a rally to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington in which Dr. King gave his “I…

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    March on Washington News Conference

    Participants talked to reporters about planned events to mark the 1963 March on Washington and honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. They also responded to questions from the…

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    Democratic Presidential Candidates Forum

    Following introductory remarks by moderator Reverend Jackson, each candidate gave two minutes of opening remarks. Their remarks were followed by a series of questions from members of the…

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    March and Vigil Announcement

    Rev. Jackson and others announced a March to the U.S. Justice Department in Washington, DC on September 13, 2002 to protest the Justice Department’s “closed door” policy to the civil rights,…

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    U.S. Role in Middle East Peace Process

    Reverend Jackson and others talked about their recent trip to the Middle East and meetings with Israeli and Palestinian officials. Following their remarks they answered questions from…

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    Civil Rights Issues

    Founder Jesse Jackson addressed national convention attendees about Rainbow/PUSH Coalition’s efforts in support of civil rights. He also talked about African American issues, the Middle…

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    Former Enron Employees' Meeting

    After meeting with former Enron employees, Rev. Jackson and Mr. Trumka talked with reporters about the loss of retirement funds caused by the Enron bankruptcy. They answered

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    African-American Issues

    Participants talked about business investment in urban areas and assistance for minority groups.

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    Business Issues

    At a luncheon meeting which included several awards recognizing service, participants talked about efforts to build urban empowerment zones and stimulate investments in minority owned or…

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    Ministers' Lunch

    Participants talked about revitalizing black and urban communities and the role of social institutions like church and family in meeting that goal. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    Democratic Agenda

    Senator Daschle spoke about the Democratic agenda for the fall Senate session. Among the topics he addressed were programs to combat poverty, civil rights issues, election reform, and hate…

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    Southern Union Organizing

    Mr. Jackson spoke to supporters about the current and traditional challenges of labor organization in the South. Among the issues he addressed were plans to march in Charleston, South…

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    Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Finances

    Mr. Jackson and others spoke to reporters about financial irregularities in his foundation’s tax returns. Mr. Jackson pledged to revise returns to correct any errors. Following their…

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    Wall Street Project Conference

    Mr. Jackson spoke about a variety of issues including the need for election reform, using budget surpluses to eliminate poverty, and improving equal opportunity in America.

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