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Are Civil Rights Organizations Still Relevant? Part 1

Civil rights organizations can be credited with assisting African Americans with social, political and economic advancements. Now that achievements have been made, what's the current mission of these organizations? Are they outdated, or are they still useful? Reporter Allison Keyes begins her two-part, in-depth look at civil rights organizations.

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Allison Keyes is an award-winning journalist with almost 20 years of experience in print, radio, and television. She has been reporting for NPR's national desk since October 2005. Her reports can be heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition Sunday.
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