7Aug 18, 2001
National Black Chamber of Commerce Future
Mr. Fletcher talked about opportunities for African-Americans, his experience in government, and Affirmative Action.
12Sep 9, 2000
Mr. Fletcher, former Assistant Labor Secretary in the Nixon administration, talked about his role in the implementation of affirmative action policies and how they have evolved since their ...
78Jun 19, 2000
Legislation to Apologize for Slavery
Activists called on Congress to introduce legislation apologizing for its role in promoting and sustaining slavery, allowing payment of reparations, and establish a national holiday marking final ...
25Aug 6, 1995
Washington Sunday Journal
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
24Mar 4, 1994
Civil Rights Aspects of Health Care Reform
The commission heard witnesses testify on the civil rights aspects of health care reform. Rather than analyze the specifics for an efficient system, they addressed concerns of minority groups ...
24Apr 6, 1993
Race and Law Enforcement
Several social activists spoke in a forum during a meeting of law enforcement personnel on the issues of race and race relations in the discipline of law enforcement. Issues in the discussion ...
26Feb 24, 1993
Black Republicans Luncheon
Former Secretary Kemp spoke to a luncheon of the Council of 100, an organization of African-American Republicans. In his remarks, Secretary Kemp praised the group for taking their lives in ...
65May 22, 1992
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 ...
55May 22, 1992
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 to ...
65May 21, 1992
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.
42May 14, 1992
State of Urban America
The committee heard testimony on the condition of American cities and proposals to improve the lives of urban residents. The committee sought to hear initiatives for improving the economic and ...
22May 1, 1992
Reaction to Los Angeles Police Trial
Representatives of civil rights groups responded to questions from reporters in the White House driveway after meeting with President Bush to discuss the rioting occurring in Los Angeles, ...
36Jul 11, 1990
Arthur Fletcher Address
Mr. Fletcher spoke about his own experiences in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, including the landmark desegregation case of Brown v. Board of Education. Although he ...
8Jul 10, 1990
Civil Rights Act of 1990
70May 14, 1990
1990 Civil Rights Act
Following a meeting with President Bush, black leaders commented on civil rights legislation pending before Congress. The Bush administration had proposed an alternative to the bill in early ...