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  • Briefing on Hate Crimes Panel 4
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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 4

    Former officials from the Departments of Justice and Education took part in a forum on hate crimes. Also speaking was a former FBI special agent who talked about her experiences working in the…

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  • Briefing on Hate Crimes Panel 3
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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 3

    Legal and policy experts talked about the increase in hate crimes against transgenders, immigrants, and those of certain religious groups, and why many of these crimes go unreported.…

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  • Briefing on Hate Crimes Panel 2
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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 2

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a day-long public briefing on hate crimes and other bias-related incidents. This portion of the event included testimony by victims and advocates…

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  • Briefing on Hate Crimes Panel 1
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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 1

    Law enforcement officials outlined best practices for investigating and responding to hate crimes. Panelists included officials from the Justice Department, the International Association of…

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  • US Civil Rights Commission 60th Anniversary
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    U.S. Civil Rights Commission 60th Anniversary

    The Civil Rights Act of 1957 created the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. To mark the 60th anniversary, current and former commission chairs discussed its history and future. They talked…

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  • President Eisenhower and the 1957 Civil Rights Act
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    President Eisenhower and the 1957 Civil Rights Act

    Dawn Hammatt, director of the Eisenhower Presidential Library, and author David Nichols talked about President Eisenhower’s role in getting the legislation through Congress. They also challenged…

    281 views
  • Commission on Civil Rights Meeting Part 2
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    Commission on Civil Rights Meeting, Part 2

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights heard testimony from voting rights scholars on the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Professors Alexander Keyssar and Mary Ellen Curtin gave…

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  • Commission on Civil Rights Holds Meeting on Voting Rights
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    Commission on Civil Rights Meeting, Part 1

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued a statement condemning the previous-weekend violence motivated by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia. Conservative commission member…

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  • Americans with Disabilities Act 27th Anniversary
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    Americans with Disabilities Act 27th Anniversary

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights commemorated the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with a report on the ADA’s history and the work that remains.

    366 views
  • Jewish Refugees on the St Louis
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    Jewish Refugees on the St. Louis

    Historians from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum talked about the journey of the St. Louis and the fate of its passengers. In 1939, some 900 Jewish refugees sailed from Hamburg, Germany,…

    658 views
  • Sylvia Mendez Discusses emMendez v Westminsterem
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    Sylvia Mendez on Mendez v. Westminster School District

    Activist Sylvia Mendez spoke at a business meeting of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights about her experiences at the center of the 1947 federal court case Mendez v. Westminster School…

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  • Commission on Civil Rights Holds Meeting
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    Commission on Civil Rights Meeting

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held its August 2016 meeting, during which members discussed and voted on statements on a number of civil rights matters, including a recent settlement…

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  • US Commission on Civil Rights Discusses Transgender Rights Protections
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    Transgender Rights Protections

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights voted 6-2 in support of the Justice and Education Departments letter issued in May concerning the protection of rights of transgender students. The…

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  • Minority Students and Higher Education Part 4
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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 4

    Scholars talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. The panelists provided varied policy recommendations for improving federal financial aid and campus…

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  • Minority Students and Higher Education Part 3
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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 3

    Scholars talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities and they analyzed the academic and socio-economic barriers for minority students. Topics included…

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  • Minority Students and Higher Education Part 2
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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 2

    University system heads talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. Panelists talked about what had worked in their respective school systems and how…

    643 views
  • Discussion on the Impact of Higher Education for Minority Students
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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 1

    Federal government officials talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. Topics included measuring the effectiveness of high school to college programs…

    584 views
  • LGBT Employees and Workplace Discrimination Forum
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    LGBT Employees and Workplace Discrimination

    Government officials and activists discussed the scope of federal protection against workplace discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. Officials talked…

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  • Discussion on Immigration Detention Facilities
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    Immigration Detention Facilities Management

    Officials from several federal agencies discussed how immigration detention facilities are created, operated, and maintained. Chair Castro made introductory remarks. Federal Agency Guidelines and…

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  • Civil Rights Concerns at Immigration Detention Facilities
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    Civil Rights Concerns at Immigration Detention Facilities

    Representatives from human rights and civil liberties advocacy groups discussed the nation’s immigration detention facilities. Topics included the conditions in the facilities, recommendations for improving…

    677 views
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