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    Senator Rand Paul at Howard University

    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke to students at Howard University about Republican Party’s outreach efforts to young people and minorities. He detailed the party’s historical…

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    Maroonage

    Professor Greg Carr, chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies, presented a class lecture on slavery in the U.S. in the international context. He focused on maroonage (flight…

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    Documenting the Black Holocaust

    Khalid Muhammad, a former spokesman for the Nation of Islam, spoke to
    an audience at Howard University. Late last year, Mr. Muhammad drew
    criticism for a speech he delivered at…

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    Race and Justice

    Two legal experts talked about race and the justice system. Paul Butler argued that the criminal justice system is inherently flawed and punishes African-Americans and Latinos…

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    Nation of Islam Issues

    Khalid Muhammad, a former spokesman for the Nation of Islam, spoke to an audience at Howard University. Late last year, Mr. Muhammad drew criticism for a speech he delivered at…

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    Howard University Commencement Address

    Television personality Oprah Winfrey delivered the address to the graduating class at Howard University’s 139th commencement. Topics included praise for Howard University,…

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    Blacks and the Civil War

    Professor Edna Medford teaches a course on African-American history at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The day’s lecture focused on the meaning of the Civil War to African…

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    Book Discussion on Saviors and Survivors

    Mahmood Mamdani talked about his book Saviors and Survivors: Darfur, Politics, and the War on Terror (Pantheon; March 17, 2009). Professor Mamdani talked about the complex roots of the…

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    Governmental Role in Integration

    Policymakers, civil rights advocates and scholars spoke about racially and economically integrated K-12 public schools. They focused on incentives in current and proposed federal…

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    Howard University Commencement Address

    Bill Clinton gave the commencement address to the 2013 graduating class of Howard University.

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    Hurricane Katrina News Coverage

    Participants, including activists, representatives of independent media, recording artists, and social critics, talked about race relations, depictions of minorities in the media, diversity…

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    Youth Vote in 2012

    Panelists discussed the African American and youth vote in the 2012 election. Topics included issues that were relevant to the African American population, importance of the youth…

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    The New World Order

    Several organizations hosted a “1960's-style speak-in” featuring Professor Chomsky. He spoke briefly and then conducted a question and answer period on international issues…

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    Emancipation in the United States

    A panel discussion was held on the history of emancipation in the United States. The panelists talked about the social, moral, and legal forces that President Lincoln considered in his…

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    African-Americans and Education

    A panel discussion was held on meeting educational challenges for African Americans in the 21st century, and the significance of President Obama. Panelists talked about what they would…

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    Book Discussion on The Pig Farmer's Daughter

    Ms. Berry talked about her book, The Pig Farmer’s Daughter and Other Tales of American Justice: Episodes of Racism and Sexism in the Courts from 1865 to the Present, published by…

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    Afrocentric Approaches to History

    Dr. Asante spoke about his idea to teach more history in the schools which will relate to African-American roots. The doctor calls this type of teaching “Afrocentric”…

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    Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate

    The Democratic presidential candidates debated social issues, including health care, housing, Hurricane Katrina relief, the economy, and the environment. 

    The debate was moderated by…

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    Public School Integration

    Panelists talked about federal funding and opportunities available to promote K-12 racial and economic integration. They focused on incentives in current and proposed federal policies,…

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    Howard University Commencement Address

    Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Colin Powelldelivered the commencement address at Howard University in Washington, D.C. General Powell grew up in the South Bronx and graduated…

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