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    Open Phones with Representative James Clyburn and Peniel Joseph

    Representative James Clyburn (D-SC), author of Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black, and Peniel Joseph, author of Stokely: A Life, talked about their books and responded…

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    American History Tour of the Civil Rights Movement

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) travel beyond the Washington beltway to capture stories of literary and historic significance from small and mid-size cities across the county. …

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    Civil Rights Groups Conference Call

    Black national civil and human rights organization leaders held a media teleconference to discuss the escalating tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing by a police officer on…

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    Panel Discussion on Race in America

    Panelists talked about race in America in 2014, 50 years after the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. “Can America be Post-Racial?” was a panel of the Fifth Annual Western…

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    Panel Discussion on Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about civil rights and immigration. Former Bush administration Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said the Republican Party’s stance on immigration could lead to…

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    Labor Secretary Perez on Civil Rights

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez talked about the history of the Civil Rights movement and what he said was a continuation of those efforts within the Latino community. He said that the…

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    California Latino Community

    Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA) and California Attorney General Kamala Harris talked about California’s Latino community, civil rights, immigration, and other issues including…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    House and Senate leaders posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights…

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    Lonnie Bunch on the Freedom Summer Project

    Lonnie Bunch talked about the civil rights movement in the summer of 1964. 2014 marked the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer Project, during which more than 1,000…

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    Lonnie Bunch about Simeon Wright

    Lonnie Bunch talked about Simeon Wright, author of Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till, in which he discusses witnessing the kidnap and murder of…

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    Lonnie Bunch about Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnne Ulmer

    Lonnie Bunch spoke about Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnn, members of the “St. Augustine Four,” who were jailed for over four weeks and then sent to a reformatory as young teenagers…

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    Junius Williams Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Junius Williams talked about his life and career, including joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the early 1960s and the fight for equal rights during the Civil…

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    Lonnie Bunch about Junius Williams

    Lonnie Bunch talked about Junius Williams, director of the Abbott Leadership Institute at Rutgers University, who joined Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the early 1960s…

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    Simeon Wright Oral History Interview

    Simeon Wright, author of Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till, talked about the kidnap and murder of his cousin, Emmet Till. Mr. Wright was…

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    University of Mississippi School of Law Commencement Address

    Representative John Lewis (D-GA) gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class of the University of Mississippi School of Law in the Grove. He talked about the changes in…

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    Book Discussion on Alabama's Civil Rights Trail

    Frye Gaillard, co-author of Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail: An Illustrated Guide to the Cradle of Freedom, talked about some of Alabama’s civil rights events, as well as its…

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    Jimmy Carter at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Jimmy Carter gave the closing address on the first day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014…

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    Bill Clinton at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Bill Clinton gave the closing address on the second day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin,…

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    President Obama at Civil Rights Summit

    President Barack Obama gave the keynote address at a three-day Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary…

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Oral History Interview

    Poet and novelist Robert Penn Warren interviewed the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., in his office in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 18, 1964, as research for Mr. Warren’s 1965…

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