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    President Obama on Gay Rights

    President Obama spoke about gay rights at a news conference in Kenya.

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    Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Gary May talks about the city of Selma, Alabama and its role in the 1965 voting rights fight for African Americans. He also spoke about the movie Selma and some of the historical…

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    Islamic Extremism

    Panelists talked about the religious basis of Islamist terrorism and how or whether it should factor into a comprehensive US strategy to defeat extremists. The topic of the first…

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    Book Discussion on Firefight

    Ginger Adams Otis talked about her book, Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York’s Bravest, about the 100-year struggle to integrate the New York City Fire…

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    Book Discussion on Mormon Rivals

    Thomas Burr and Matt Canham talked about their book, Mormon Rivals: The Romneys, the Huntsmans and the Pursuit of Power, about the family friendship and eventual falling out between the…

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    Black Women and Early 1900s University Life

    Treva Lindsey talked about black women and early 1900s university life, including at Washington, D.C.'s, Howard University.

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    Book Discussion on Black-Brown Solidarity

    John Marquez talked about his book, Black-Brown Solidarity. This interview, recorded on the campus of Northwestern University, is part of Book TV’s College Series.

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    Panel Discussion on Race and Politics

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about race and politics. Samuel Roberts is the author of Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation, Nell Irvin…

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    Panel Discussion on African-American Identity

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about African-American identity. Nell Irvin Painter is the author of The History of White People, Noliwe Rooks is the author of Hair Raising:…

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    President Obama Remarks in Oklahoma

    President Obama talked about expanding economic opportunity by closing the digital divide in communities across the country, including the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. He spoke to…

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    Congressional Black Caucus Special Order on the Confederate Flag

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke on the House floor about the Confederate battle flag. Representatives Robin Kelly (D-IL), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and Al Green (D-TX) were…

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    National Council of La Raza Conference, Luncheon Session

    This luncheon session of the 2015 annual conference of the National Council of La Raza was held in the Kansas City Convention Center in Missouri. This portion of the program included…

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    Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom

    Ken Blackwell talked about his Family Research Council group’s reaction to the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage and its possible impact on religious freedom and other…

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    Book Discussion on Jacksonland

    Steve Inskeep talked about his book Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab, a dual biography of Andrew Jackson and Cherokee leader…

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    1964 Civil Rights Act Panel Discussion

    Panelists Roy Wilkins, Leroy Collins, and Sterling Tucker talked about civil rights accomplishments on the one-year anniversary of the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The…

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    Communicators with Nicholas Carlson

    Nicholas Carlson talked by video from New York City about how Silicon Valley companies operate. The author of Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!, he focused on…

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    Interview with Dr. Damon Tweedy

    Dr. Damon Tweedy talked about his book, Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine. He was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing…

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    South Carolina Flag Removal Ceremony

    The Confederate flag that flew on South Carolina state Capitol grounds was removed.  Crowds chanted “USA” as South Carolina highway patrol officers removed the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “Where do you draw the line for displays of the Confederate flag?” Matt Fuller was interviewed by phone about…

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    House Removal of Confederate Flags

    A collection of programs dealing with controversy in the U.S. House of Representatives over displays of the Confederate flag on federal properties. The program begins with Representative…

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