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    National Action Network Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Breakfast

    Reverend Al Sharpton, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) joined other civil rights and community leaders at the National Action Network’s annual Martin Luther King Jr.…

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    National Action Network Pre-Inauguration Rally

    Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders led a march on issues including voting rights, criminal justice, health care and pay equity. Following the march, a rally was held near…

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    Martin Luther King Day Awards Breakfast

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch delivered the keynote address at the National Action Network’s annual Martin Luther King Day awards breakfast. Other speakers included former Attorney General…

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    Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

    The National Action Network (NAN) held its annual breakfast in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel. Featured speakers included Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro and…

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    "Justice for All" March

    Reverend Al Sharpton led the “Justice for All” March in Washington, D.C. following the lack of indictments in the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in Staten Island,…

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    President Obama at National Action Network Convention

    President delivered remarks at the National Action Network’s 16th Annual Convention in New York City. He focused on voting rights.

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    Vice President Biden Remarks at Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

    The National Action Network held its fourth annual Washington, D.C., breakfast in honor of the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel. Vice…

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    Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

    National Action Network held its fourth annual Washington, D.C., breakfast in honor of the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel.

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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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    Realize the Dream Rally and March

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke at the Lincoln Memorial at a “Realize the Dream” commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and…

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    Realize the Dream Rally and March Opening

    Opening remarks before civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke at the Lincoln Memorial at a “Realize the Dream” commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on…

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    Civil Rights Leadership Forum

    The Reverend Al Sharpton moderated a discussion with three generations of civil rights leaders on the state of the movement and its future. They discussed a range of issues including gun violence,…

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    Lisa Jackson Remarks

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson spoke at the National Action Network conference. She talked about the link between environmental policy and health, economic,…

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    Secretary Donovan on the Housing Market and Foreclosures

    Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan talked about the economy, the housing market and foreclosures. In his remarks he referred to the$25 billion mortgage servicing…

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    Labor Issues

    Union leaders participated in a forum on jobs and labor issues. Among the topics addressed were collective bargaining, the state of the economy, and job creation. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis then…

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    Secretary Sebelius Remarks

    Secretary Sebelius spoke about health care, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and how the programs enacted would reduce disparities in health care provision.

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    Racial Profiling and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about racial profiling, gun violence and advancing the civil rights movement in the aftermath of the killing of Trayvon Martin. Moderator Al Sharpton also interviewed the…

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    Race and Elections

    Journalists talked about media portrayal and sensationalism of race in news coverage. Topics included the the lack of diversity in the news industry, the Trayvon Martin story and racial profiling, the…

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    Criminal Justice System

    Panelists talked about race and the criminal justice system. Much of the discussion focused on the Trayvon Martin case in Florida in which a white neighborhood watchman shot and killed an…

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    Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the annual convention of the National Action Network. In addition to Department of Justice initiatives on voting rights and criminal sentencing…

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