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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 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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    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

    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

    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

    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…

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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…

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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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    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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    Race and National Politics

    Juan Williams moderated a discussion on the role race might play in the 2012 elections. Panelists agreed that race would be a factor. Topics included the Arizona immigration law, the Asian voting bloc,…

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    One Nation Rally

    Radio talk show hosts Ed Schultz and Tom Joyner, and numerous actors and entertainers attended a rally titled “Heeding a call to Put America Back to Work and Pull America Back Together.”…

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    Preparations for 2008 Elections

    Witnesses testified about election procedures, voting machine technology, operations by state and local registrars, as well as accuracy and accountability issues in preparation for the 2008…

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    Brown v. Board of Education, Afternoon Session

    Participants talked about the significance of the decision in the Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. Among the topics they addressed were how the decision was reached, the application of…

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    Campaign 2008 and the Immigrant Vote

    Participants talked about the potential impact of the immigrant vote on the 2008 election. They also talked about the goals of a massive naturalization and voter mobilization campaign…

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    Immigration Reform Legislation

    The participants talked with reporters about comprehensive immigration reform legislation and urged Congress to pass it. They also responded to questions from the press. The event was held…

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    Report on Minority Voters

    The panelists discuss the findings of a new report, “Protecting Minority Voters,” and how these findings will affect the civil rights community. They also talked about their experiences at…

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    Civil Rights Issues

    The speakers talked about the controversy over Senator Lott’s remarks at a recent 100th birthday celebration for Senator Strom Thurmond, civil rights issues, affirmative action, and other…

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    Racial Profiling, Crime and Harassment

    Participants talked about racial profiling practices in the wake of terrorist attacks on the U.S. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.

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    Attorney General Nomination Opposition

    Coalition members spoke in opposition to the nomination of John Ashcroft to be attorney general of the U.S.

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    Asian-American Issues

    Officials representing the Asian Pacific American community spoke to reporters following a meeting with President Clinton. The meeting focused on new programs being implemented to increase…

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