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  • Violence Against Women
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    Violence Against Women

    Participants discussed the issue of violence toward women as portrayed in media. They specifically addressed violence toward minority women and focused on recommendations to cure the…

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  • Assistant Attorney General Nomination
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    Assistant Attorney General Nomination

    Representatives of several civil rights and minority organizations spoke in a news conference to criticize the decision of President Clinton to withdraw the nomination of law professor Lani…

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  • Assistant Attorney General Nomination
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    Assistant Attorney General Nomination

    Representatives of several women’s groups spoke in a news conference to support the nomination of law professor Lani Guinier to Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the Department…

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  • Socioeconomic Effects of Racial Tension Pt1
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    Socioeconomic Effects of Racial Tension, Pt.1

    Following the Los Angeles riots, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a series of hearings to discuss race relations in America. In this hearing, the commission heard testimony from…

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  • Multiculturalism
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    Multiculturalism

    The Commission on Civil Rights sponsored a hearing on multiculturalism in American education during its two day series of hearings on rising racial and ethnic tensions in America. Witnesses…

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  • Overview of Racial and Ethnic Tensions
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    Overview of Racial and Ethnic Tensions

    Commisson members discussed instances of racial and ethnic tensions in the United States. Later, they discussed solutions to ethnic and racial problems.

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  • The 1991 Civil Rights Act
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    The 1991 Civil Rights Act

    The National Rainbow Coalition, in coordination with the Citizen Education Fund, held a conference in Washington entitled “Empowerment '92: A Call to Action.” The conference sponsored a forum on…

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  • Civil Rights Act of 1990
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    Civil Rights Act of 1990

    The panel discussed the Civil Rights Bill of 1990 and past Supreme Court decisions dealing with civil rights.

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  • Renewing the Civil Rights Agenda
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    Renewing the Civil Rights Agenda

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  • NEA Rally in Washington
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    NEA Rally in Washington

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  • Commission Reauthorization Briefing
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    Commission Reauthorization Briefing

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  • Media View of Civil Rights
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    Media View of Civil Rights

    Various representatives of the media appeared before the United States Civil Rights Commission to discuss the media’s view of civil rights in the country. Some of the topics that were…

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