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    Donald Trump's Rhetoric on Muslims

    As the only two Muslim members of Congress, Representatives Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Andre Carson (D-IN) spoke about anti-Muslim rhetoric around the world. They also talked about…

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    University of Southern Mississippi Civil Rights Collection

    Jennifer Brannock showed items from the University of Southern Mississippi’s Civil Rights Collection. She displayed letters, photographs, and objects that document the Civil…

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    Freedom Summer School

    Irene Williams talked about her experiences at the Freedom Summer School program and how that summer changed her life. During the summer of 1964, when Ms. Williams turned 10 years…

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    Book Discussion on Beyond Combat

    Heather Marie Stur talked about her book, Beyond Combat: Women and Gender in the Vietnam War Era, about the different roles played by both American and Vietnamese women during the Vietnam…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “What is the state of black America?” The question came…

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    Johns Hopkins University Commencement Address

    Spike Lee delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Johns Hopkins University at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. He discussed race relations and…

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    World War II Home Front

    Professor Kat Williams talked about women and life on the home front during World War II. She described the role of women in aiding the war effort in factories and military auxiliary…

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    Civil Rights Activist Vernon Dahmer

    Vernon Dahmer, Jr., and Ellie Dahmer talked about the life of slain civil rights activist Vernon Dahmer. They shared the story of the night their home was attacked by members of the Ku…

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    Book Discussion on The Press and Race

    David Davies talked about his book, The Press and Race: Mississippi Journalists Confront the Movement, about how Mississippi reporters and editors both covered and affected the civil rights…

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    Book Discussion on Mary McGrory and Fair Labor Lawyer

    John Norris, author of Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism, and Marlene Trestman, author of Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate…

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    Book Discussion on Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County

    Kristen Green spoke about her book, Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle. She spoke from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction Pavilion…

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    African-American Religion

    Panelists talked about the role of religion in the lives of African Americans. “What is African American Religion?” was a session of “The Future of the African American…

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    Democratic Presidential Campaign Ads

    Political ads by Priorities USA Action in support of the Democratic presidential nomination campaign of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were shown. The ads, which attacked…

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    Maloney Anti-LGBT Discrimination Amendment

    Reporter Cristina Marcos talked about Representative Sean Maloney’s (D-NY) amendment to the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act intended…

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    Representatives Hoyer and Sessions on Military Construction Amendment Voting

    Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) engaged in a colloquy with Representative Pete Sessions (R-TX) about the procedure on the Maloney amendment. The amendment to protect President…

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    Vote on Military Construction Amendment

    As Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s (D-NY) amendment to the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act to reverse anti-LGBT language…

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    Representative Maloney on Military Construction Amendment

    Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) offered an amendment to the 2017 the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. The amendment was…

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    Representative Maloney on Military Construction Amendment

    Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) spoke heatedly on a motion to recommit the 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, due to…

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    Anti-LGBT Discrimination Amendment Vote

    Cristina Marcos talked by video from Capitol Hill about Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s (D-NY) amendment to the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies…

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    Vice President Joe Biden National Urban League Remarks

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the National Urban League’s annual legislative policy conference. He addressed such topics as economic inequality, “institutional…

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