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Barbara Jordan National Forum - Panel 1 - Who Represents Us? The New Generation of Leaders

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Panel Discussion

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2008

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Four decades since the 1960s civil rights movement, has the new generation of minority elected officials fulfilled Jordan's vision? What are the consequences of moving from grassroots activism to full participation in the legislative process? Are the issues facing minority communities being addressed adequately?