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The Major Discusses The Origins Of His Activism With Brooklyn CORE

Brian Purnell conducts the interview.  In this recording, Major Owens discusses his leadership in CORE, the World Fair Stall-In, balancing family and activism, running for government, National CORE’s relationship to the chapter, fundraising, and local activism.

The Major Slices Up Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas -- September 19, 1991

Testifying before the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. Senate, chaired by Senator Joe Biden (DE), Congressman Major Owens champions the importance of "integrity" in government as he provides a thorough and eloquent critique of Justice Clarence Thomas' record during Thomas' Supreme Court nomination process.  The Major requests the "resounding" rejection of Thomas' nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Imagine what The Major would be saying in 2020 about integrity in government!

Congressional Black Caucus Press Conference

-- June 25, 1991

Congress members Major Owens and John Lewis discuss their meeting with U.S. President George Bush which covered Bush's America 2000 education plan and the Civil Rights Act of 1991.

AIR AMERICA RADIO: BLACK POLITICS WITH CHRIS OWENS - June 7, 2008

Retired Congressman Major R. Owens (D-NY) was a guest on "Black Politics with Chris Owens," along with his former colleague and good friend, Hon. Maxine Waters (D-CA).  In the aftermath of Senator Barack Obama's historic clinching of the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, Congressman Owens has much to say about the state of the campaign, current issues, and Senator Hillary Clinton.  Videography and editing was done by Mr. Steve deSeve of brooklynvsbush.com and freddysbrooklynroundhouse.org.  The "Black Politics With Chris Owens" Executive Producer was Ms. Logan Nakyanzi Pollard.