3,110Aug 28, 2013
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 ...
348Aug 27, 2013
50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Participants who were part of the early 1960s civil rights movement talked about the 1963 March on Washington, when Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream” ...
1,977Aug 24, 2013
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 ...
134Aug 22, 2013
50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington
Participants spoke about the 1963 March on Washington and its upcoming 50th Anniversary. They reflected on their personal stories from the march and participation in the civil rights movement, ...
172Jun 5, 2013
The Legacy of Medgar Evers
Panelists talked about the life and legacy of Medgar Evers. Medgar Evers was a Mississippi field officer for the NAACP when he was gunned down in his driveway by a sniper on June 12, 1963. The ...
6,923Oct 16, 2011
Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication
At the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the national mall, participants spoke about the legacy of the Reverend King and the civil rights movement.
This program ...
458Oct 10, 2011
Jews and Race Relations in the South
Panelists talked about southern Jews and race relations.
This event was part of the Lincoln Legacy Project, a five-year Ford’s Theatre effort dealing with the issues of tolerance, ...
1,103Aug 25, 2011
Martin Luther King Memorial Luncheon
As a prelude to the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on August 28, 2011, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation held a luncheon to honor the civil ...
224Jul 25, 2011
An Evening With Julian Bond
Julian Bond talked about his life and his civil rights career of more than 50 years since, at the age of 20, he helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. He discussed the ...
3,266Oct 11, 2009
National Equality Rally
Activists held a rally in support of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in all matters governed by civil law in all 50 states. Speakers focused on various issues ...
120Jul 16, 2008
McCain NAACP Speech
Senator John McCain spoke at the 99th Annual Convention of the NAACP held at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He spoke about the history of the NAACP and meeting the needs of the ...
881Oct 3, 2007
My Grandfather's Son Book Party
A reception to mark the publication of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' memoir, My Grandfather’s Son: A Memoir, published by Harper, was held by radio host and columnist Armstrong ...
50May 12, 2007
Loyola University Commencement Address
Julian Bond delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of Loyola University. Topics included his family background, Hurricane Katrina’s destruction in New Orleans, and the ...
171Dec 9, 2006
Future of Black Men
A town hall meeting was held on the challenges facing black American men. The panelists talked about topics such as black families, mentoring, education and training, access to minority ...
104Aug 31, 2006
NAACP Tax-Exempt Status
Officials of the NAACP announced the findings of the Internal Revenue Service investigation into the NAACP’s tax-exempt status. The IRS had been investigating if actions and statements ...
44Jul 17, 2006
The plenary session of the NAACP 97th Annual Convention included speakers Senator Reid and Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. Watt. Mr. Fred Gray, whose clients have included ...
17Jul 15, 2006
Opening News Conference
The 2006 NAACP 97th Annual Convention was introduced with an opening news conference. Topics included the voting rights act of 1965 and issue of HIV and AIDS. The panelists also responded ...
2,075Oct 31, 2005
Rosa Parks Memorial Service
Following a period during which Ms. Parks was honored by lying in repose in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, a memorial service was held to honor her life and legacy prior to her funeral scheduled in ...
45Jul 10, 2005
Julian Bond delivered the keynote address at the NAACP convention in Milwaukee. Prior to his speech several lawmakers made remarks and talked about policies affecting black communities. In ...
20Feb 19, 2005
Chairman Julian Bond spoke to the NAACP’s Annual Meeting about issues affecting the black community including the President’s budget, Social Security, and taxes.
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