796Apr 9, 2012
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 ...
2,331Oct 2, 2010
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.” ...
147Sep 24, 2008
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 general ...
24Aug 4, 2007
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 targeting ...
56May 25, 2007
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.
30Feb 21, 2006
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 ...
156May 15, 2004
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 ...
10Dec 20, 2002
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 ...
25Jan 31, 2002
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.
18Jan 25, 2001
Attorney General Nomination Opposition
Coalition members spoke in opposition to the nomination of John Ashcroft to be attorney general of the U.S.
25May 25, 2000
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 ...
55Aug 27, 1999
Civil rights and religious leaders, as well as victims of hate crimes, talked about growing divisions within some regions and sections of American culture. They were particularly concerned with ...
20Sep 24, 1998
Women's Issues and Clinton Investigation
Feminist leaders spoke to the press about the potential impeachment of President Clinton. They strongly objected to impeachment proceedings and urged both women and men to actively oppose the ...
53Aug 13, 1998
Women and Affirmative Action
Panel members participated in a roundtable concerned with women’s rights and affirmative action. They discussed whether affirmative action is still required in education, employment, and ...
7Jun 11, 1998
Census Sampling in 2000
Representatives pledged their support for the use of sampling in the year 2000 U.S. Census. House Speaker Newt Gingrich is opposed to the idea, and has filed a lawsuit to block the measure.
18Apr 20, 1998
Civil Rights at the Crossroads
Panelists discussed the present and future direction of the civil rights movement. They discussed tactics of civil rights advocates of the past and how the arguments and issues have changed ...
12Dec 19, 1996
Welfare Reform and Ethnic Communities
Members of the congressional Hispanic and Asian-American caucuses and others talked with reporters about the impact of welfare reform on ethnic communities. They said they supported President ...
7Aug 14, 1996
Building Stronger Communities
Panelists discussed how to motivate various constituencies and foster cooperation among many groups to reinforce community structures and values in the immediate and long-term future. They ...
29Apr 18, 1996
Bilingual Voting Requirements Repeal
The subcommittee heard testimony from members of Congress, legal experts and others on H.R. 351, a proposal to repeal current laws mandating that all registration and voting materials be printed in ...
43Feb 2, 1996
Feminist Expo '96
Legislators and feminist activists gathered to discuss a variety of issues, including affirmative action and the federal budget. They also criticized the actions of the 104th Congress thus ...
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