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    Life and Legacy of Arthur Ashe

    Professor Eric Allen Hall spoke about professional tennis player Arthur Ashe’s personal life, career, and involvement in the Civil Rights movement in both the United States and South…

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    Panel Discussion on Civil Rights History

    Panelists talked about the history of civil rights in America. The panel was moderated by Robby Luckett, director of the Margaret Walker Center for the Study of the African-American…

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    Book Discussion on The Class of '65

    Jim Auchmutey talked about his book The Class of '65: A Student, a Divided Town, and the Long Road to Forgiveness, in which he looks at civil rights and race relations through the lives of…

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    Voting Rights Act 50th Anniversary

    Panelists talked about the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) made opening remarks on the history of voting rights. The panelists discussed among other…

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    50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

    Jordan Fabian was interviewed by phoneabout the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. President Obama was expected to call for its renewal following a Supreme Court decision that…

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    Howard University Commencement Address

    President Lyndon B. Johnson gave the commencement address to the 1965 graduating class of Howard University. In the speech, which was delivered two months before he signed the Voting…

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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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    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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    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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    Book Discussion on Ahead of Their Time: The Story of the Omaha Deporres Club

    Author Matt Holland talked about Ahead of Their Time: The Story of the Omaha Deporres Club. In his book he recounts the club’s fight for equality and the resistance it faced from both…

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    U.S. Colored Troops and Voting Rights

    Asa Gordon talked aboutthe role of the U.S. Colored Troops in establishing voting rights after the Civil War.

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    Book Discussion on Jimmie Lee and James

    Steve Fiffer and Adar Cohen talked about their book, Jimmie Lee and James: Two Lives, Two Deaths, and the Movement that Changed America. They were joined by Reverend Joseph Ellwanger and…

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    Women in Civil Rights Leadership

    Panelists talked about women in leadership roles in political movements for Civil Rights. They spoke about the similarities between historic struggles for Civil Rights and current…

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    Brown v. Board of Education and the Monroe School

    Justin Sochacki gave a tour of Monroe Elementary School, one of the four formerly segregated schools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of…

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    St. Augustine's Civil Rights Movement

    Professor Michael Butler talked about the Civil Rights Movement in St. Augustine, Florida, and visited some of the key locations of the movement. He spoke about the place where…

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    Book Discussion on Beyond Integration

    Professor Michael Butler talked about his book, Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Pensacola, Florida, 1960-1980, about the social issues in northwest Florida in the years…

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    After Words with Cornel West

    Cornel West, editor of The Radical King, talked about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, radical political thinking, a side of the late civil rights leader that the author argues has been…

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    Anti-Discrimination Laws

    Panelists talked about the limits and future of anti-discrimination laws. Topics included racial justice failures, affirmative action, special education law, religious autonomy, and…

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    "Meet the Press" with Martin Luther King, Jr.

    NBC’s Sunday talk show interviewed Martin Luther King, Jr., three days after the Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, march for voting rights concluded. Martin Luther King appeared…

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    Montgomery Voting Rights Rally 50th Anniversary

    Bernice King spoke at a commemorative ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the March 25, 1965, voting rights rally in Montgomery, Alabama.

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