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  • NAACP Forum Explores Criminal Justice Reform
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    NAACP Forum on Criminal Justice Reform

    Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Ben Jealous were among the speakers at the opening session of the fifite day of the NAACP 2017 annual conference.

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  • Michelle Obama and Bernie Sanders Address the Democratic National Convention
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    Democratic National Convention, Day 1

    Day one of the 2016 Democratic National Convention included first lady Michelle Obama, 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and immigration advocate Astrid…

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  • Democratic Platform Committee Meeting Day 2 Part 7
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    Democratic Platform Committee Meeting, Day 2 Part 7

    The 2016 Democratic Platform Committee met to receive the report of the Platform Drafting Committee on the proposed party platform for the upcoming national convention in…

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  • DNC Holds Platform Meeting in Orlando
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    Democratic Platform Committee Meeting, Day 2 Part 1

    The 2016 Democratic Platform Committee met to receive the report of the Platform Drafting Committee on the proposed party platform for the upcoming national convention in…

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  • Democratic Platform Committee Meeting Day 2 Part 5
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    Democratic Platform Committee Meeting, Day 2 Part 5

    The 2016 Democratic Platform Committee met to receive the report of the Platform Drafting Committee on the proposed party platform for the upcoming national convention in…

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  • DNC Holds Platform Meeting in Orlando
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    Democratic Platform Committee Meeting, Day 1 Part 1

    The 2016 Democratic Platform Committee met to receive the report of the Platform Drafting Committee on the proposed party platform for the upcoming national convention in…

    2,932 views
  • Bernie Sanders Campaigns in Washington DC
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    Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Rally in Washington, D.C.

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, held a campaign rally outside the D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C. He addressed such topics as…

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  • Democratic Platform Drafting Committee Hearing Day 1 Part 2
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    Democratic Platform Drafting Committee Hearing, Day 1, Part 2

    The Democratic National Convention Committee’s Platform Drafting Committee held a hearing on what should be included in the party’s platform for the July 2016 convention in Philadelphia. One of the…

    768 views
  • Bernie Sanders Campaign Rally in Greenville South Carolina
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    Senator Bernie Sanders Campaign Rally in Greenville, South Carolina

    Democratic 2016 presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke to supporters at a campaign rally in Greenville, South Carolina. He was introduced by actor Danny Glover.…

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  • emHow the Poor Can Save Capitalismem
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    How the Poor Can Save Capitalism

    John Hope Bryant talked about his book, How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class, in which he argues that the U.S. economy can be fixed by building…

    1,160 views
  • Voting Rights in the South
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    Voting Rights and Southern Demographics

    Politicians and civil rights organizations leaders talked about the demographic and political changes in the South in the 50 years since civil rights activists travelled to Mississippi in the 1964 “Freedom…

    393 views
  • 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
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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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  • Redeem the Dream Summit Part 1
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    Redeem the Dream Summit, Part 1

    The Reverend Jesse Jackson and Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) were among the civil rights leaders who reflected on the 1963 March on Washington and commented on the current state of civil rights. Marc…

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  • Panel Discusses Future of Civil Rights Movement
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    Race in America

    To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, civil rights advocates talked about the state of the civil rights movements. They discussed the previous reenactment of the March,…

    297 views
  • NAACP President Jealous Talks About Trayvon Martin Case
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    Ben Jealous on Racial Profiling

    Ben Jealous spoke about racial profiling by law enforcement agencies and officials, as well as George Zimmerman’s acquittal for his fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, “stand your ground”…

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  • Natl Action Network Marks 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
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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…

    1,255 views
  • Netroots Nation Panel Tackles the Progressive Agenda
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    Progressive Agenda

    Panelists talked about the progressive agenda at the Netroots Nation annual conference. They focused on the Democracy Initiative, Senate rule reform, campaign finance, and voting rights.…

    1,414 views
  • Activists Rally for Citizenship  Immigration Reform
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    National Rally for Citizenship

    Prominent local and national organizations joined community, labor and immigrant rights supporters in a “National Rally for Citizenship” on the West Lawn of the Capitol. Throughout the day,…

    1,373 views
  • Activists After White House Fiscal Cliff Meeting
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    Activists After White House Fiscal Cliff Meeting

    Political activists spoke outside the White House after meeting with President Obama and Vice President Biden to discuss the “fiscal cliff,” the impending budget cuts and tax increases at…

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  • Human Rights Campaigns 16th Annual National Dinner
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    Human Rights Campaign's 16th Annual National Dinner

    Chad Griffin talked about the future of the movement for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans both for the 2012 elections and beyond. Then featured speaker Newark Mayor…

    186 views
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