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    Race Relations and Police Accountability

    A former police chief, and state legislators representing districts where racial tensions with police had been the focus of news events during the past few years, talked about race…

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    Violence in the Black Community

    State legislators and police talked about how to reduce violence in predominantly black communities. They spoke about measures state legislatures could take to combat violence against and…

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    State Agenda on Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about civil rights issues at the closing plenary session of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators' annual legislative conference. They discussed voter…

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    National Black Caucus of State Legislators Annual Conference

    Analysts from the fields of education, race relations, politics and law enforcement talked about institutional bias and racism, and recommendations for addressing it within the educational…

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    Youth, Job Training, and Education

    Panelists talked about ideas to help young people acquire job skills. Topics included apprenticeships and education, the need for public sector job creation to supplement the private…

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    Impact of Internet Policy on Blacks

    Michael Powell talked about Internet and broadband policies that could led to new job creation, higher quality education, and improvd health care for African Americans. “Answering the Digital…

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    Improving the Community

    During the National Black Caucus of State Legislators held its 29th Annual Legislative Conference, titled “Seeing Beyond: Investing in State Leadership, Improving Communities.” Mr. Swygert and others…

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    NGA Welfare Reform Plan

    Participants briefed reporters on their opposition to various aspects of the National Governors' Association’s recent proposal on welfare reform. They talked about how these proposals would…

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    State Issues for African-Americans

    Ms. DeBerry, in her acceptance speech, encouraged everyone to work together for a common goal.

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