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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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    Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

    A discussion on Lincoln’s second inaugural address and MLK’s “Mountaintop” speech was held at the National Cathedral. President Lincoln delivered his second…

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    Senators McCain and Durbin on Attorney General Vote

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) criticized Senator Dick Durbin’s (D-IL) previous-day remarks about the Senate asking Loretta Lynch to sit at the “back of the bus” by delaying a…

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    Voting Rights Address

    President Johnson spoke to a joint session of Congress regarding the voting rights of all Americans. He focused on the denial of equal rights to African-Americans and stressed that all…

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    Selma March Commemorative Church Service

    Reverends Al Sharpton, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Attorney General Eric Holder, and others participated in a church service commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march from Selma to…

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    Selma March Commemorative Church Service, Opening

    Scenes were shown from a church service commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the state of race relations in the United States 50 years after the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches in Alabama.

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    Open Phones on 50th Anniversary of Selma March

    Bernard LaFayette and Clayborne Carson talked about the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and responded to viewer comments and questions. They were at the Edmund Pettus…

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    1965 Voting Rights Rally

    ABC News coverage of the rally that culminated the Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, voting rights march. News anchors spoke as scenes were shown of the marchers arriving in the state…

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    Selma March 50th Anniversary

    President Obama, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and others participated in an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

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    Open Phones on 50th Anniversary of Selma March

    Telephone lines were open for comments from viewers as live scenes were shown of the crowd waiting for the arrival of President Obama at a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the…

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