399Apr 9, 2012
Education, Race, and the Achievement Gap
Panelists talked about education and how race affects Latino, African-American, and Asian students. Topics included unequal opportunity, college preparation, teacher quality, and customizing ...
960Sep 17, 2010
The 14th Amendment and Race
Civil rights scholars and leaders talked about the historical significance of the 14th Amendment and recent proposals to repeal it. They also responded to questions from the audience.
1,275Mar 29, 2010
Race and Justice
Two legal experts talked about race and the justice system. Paul Butler argued that the criminal justice system is inherently flawed and punishes African-Americans and Latinos ...
665Nov 13, 2009
Governmental Role in Integration
Policymakers, civil rights advocates and scholars spoke about racially and economically integrated K-12 public schools. They focused on incentives in current and proposed federal policies, ...
279Apr 17, 2009
Emancipation Proclamation as a Legal Document
A panel discussion was held on the Emancipation Proclamation as a legal document. Frank Williams talked about the legal background of President Lincoln in the years before he was elected to the ...
231Apr 15, 2007
Black History and Abraham Lincoln
Professor Franklin talked about his 50-year career teaching about Lincoln and African American history. He spoke about stripping away the baggage and sentiment surrounding Lincoln and finding ...
26Jan 4, 2006
Alito Supreme Court Nomination
During the scholar’s forum “Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr.: An African-American Perspective,” a panel overview was held on the record of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel ...
374May 15, 2004
Brown v. Board of Education, Morning Session
Participants talked about the legacy of the decision in Brown v. Board of Education on the 50th anniversary of the landmark case. Among the topics they addressed were the state of race ...
67Oct 8, 2003
Future of U.S. Drug Policy
The panelists discussed and debated the future of U.S. drug policy. The primary issue of contention was whether or not some illegal drugs should be legalized. Mr. Bennett and ...
130Mar 28, 2003
Affirmative Action Town Hall Meeting
Panelists talked about affirmative action, including the case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the University of Michigan’s affirmative action admissions ...
17Mar 1, 2000
The Future of U.S. Drug Policy
Participants talked about implementing effective drug policies. Among the issues they addressed were to what extent drug abuse should be treated as a public health problem or a criminal ...
13Jul 14, 1999
National Democratic Conversation
Various officials welcomed guests to the convention and outlined an agenda for the convention and the Party. Mr. From talked about the new Democratic movement and the resurgence of ...
20May 29, 1998
Community Policing News Conference
Following the event in the White House Rose Garden, police officials from around the country talked about the community policing initiative, the presidents efforts on behalf of law enforcement, ...
30Nov 19, 1997
Lead Paint Poisoning Initiative
Administration officials spoke about federal initiatives to protect children from lead poisoning in older housing. They stressed the importance of federal assistance in lead abatement programs ...
21Sep 2, 1997
A forum was held on labor-management relations in the public sector. The members of the panel gave an individual presentation on the various topics that effect labor-management ...
23Jul 14, 1997
Baltimore's 311 Non-Emergency Number
Baltimore officials discussed the purpose and function of the 311 non-emergency telephone number. They said an inordinate amount of “non-emergency” calls were coming in on 911 and ...
18Jul 13, 1997
National Association of Counties
Secretary Cuomo, Mr. Donaldson and others addressed the National Association of Counties convention following speeches and an overview by officers of the NAC. Secretary Cuomo talked about ...
4Mar 28, 1997
Ambassador Richardson and others spoke at the opening ceremony of the 11th annual Korean American Student Conference.
26Oct 25, 1996
Presidential Politics and the Media
The panelists participated in a forum titled “Election '96 - The Picking of the President: Politics and the Media.” They criticized the lack of substance in the campaign and in the ...
18Aug 28, 1996
Washington Journal: Wednesday Chicago
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 ...
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