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Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

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Trips by*

Elizabeth Smith


Total cost of 5 trips: $4,275.40


Trips traveled under the office of Rahm Emanuel

Destination: ORD
Sponsor: National Association of Manufacturers
Purpose: INNER WORKINGS OF THE MANUFACTURING SECTOR. SERIES OF COMPANY VISITS ILLUSTRATE INPART OF MANF. COMM ON THE AMER. ECONOMY & WORKFORCE
Date: Aug 7, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $221.47
source

Destination: DAC-ORD-DCA
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE, CHICAGO MERCHANTILE EXCHANGE, BANK ONE
Purpose: TO VISIT THE CHICAGO FINANCIAL EXCHANGES AND MEET WITH EXCHANGE LEADERSHIP TO DISCUSS ISSUES
Date: Oct 26, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $486.77
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FLA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DLC SPRING MEETING
Date: Mar 25, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,554.36
source


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Enzi

Destination: BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI
Sponsor: American Society of Safety Engineers
Purpose: GIVE SPEECH TO ASSE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 24, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $433.00
source

Destination: BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA
Sponsor: American Society of Safety Engineers
Purpose: GIVE SPEECH TO ASSE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $579.80
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Elizabeth Smith.


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Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

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  • 01.22.15

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  • 01.14.15

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    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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    The achievement gap refers to the disparities in academic success between lower-income students of color and their more affluent white counterparts. But according to Quyen Dinh, executive director of the national advocacy organization Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), one group often left out of the conversation is Southeast Asian American students.