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One For the Books

| August 29, 2011 | Parties

THE PARTY Boldface names and the Bill of Rights made for a heady night at the National Archives for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund’s 70th anniversary jazz fĂȘte. THE PEOPLE Co-author of Brown vs. Board of Education William T. Coleman, Jr. joined Jackie Berrien, Rep. Bobby Scott, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Wade Henderson and former Howard University president H. Patrick Swygert to celebrate. BEST IN SHOW Past LDF president Elaine R. Jones and president John Payton engaged Pulitzer Prize winner Eugene Robinson in a discussion of the state of racial and social justice in the nation today. Photos by Stephanie Badini/


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