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    Congressional Black Caucus on Ferguson, Missouri, Investigation

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters about the release that day of the results of the Department of Justice’s investigation into the fatal police shooting of…

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    Book Discussion on The Political Roots of Racial Tracking in American Criminal Justice

    Professor Nina Moore talked about her book, The Political Roots of Racial Tracking in American Criminal Justice, about the role that the public and public-policy makers have played in…

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    Professor David Rice on Black Identity

    In remarks to Wellesley College students Morehouse College psychology professor and author David Rice talked about racism, stereotypes, and the portrayal of black women in the media. He…

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    Q&A with Jan Jarboe Russell

    Jan Jarboe Russell talked about her book, The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, about the…

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    African-American History

    Museum staff and participants in the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s “Save Our African American Treasures” event spoke about the museum and the…

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    Japanese American National Museum

    Bill Shishima gave a tour of the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles Little Tokyo. Mr. Shishima was born in Little Tokyo in 1930 and spent three years at Heart…

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    Press and Japanese Internment in World War II

    Professor Richard Reeves talked about the internment experiences of the Japanese on the U.S. West coast and how the press fueled hysteria over sabotage. He spoke about how the…

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    Q&A with Thomas Allen Harris

    Thomas Allen Harris talked about his film, Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People, in which he explores how African-Americans have been portrayed in…

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    International Repatriation

    Panelists talked about international issues regarding the return of funerary objects and human remains to federally recognized American Indian tribes. 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of…

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    Pocahontas at the National Portrait Gallery

    Jim Barber, National Portrait gallery historian and curator, examined one of the museum’s oil paintings titled, “Pocahontas.” The image is of the Native American woman who…

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    State of Same-Sex Marriage Laws

    Brian Brown and Susan Sommer talked about the state of same-sex marriage laws in the U.S. and speculated on the U.S. Supreme Court’s next actions. They commented on a video clip…

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    Spelman College

    President Beverly Daniel Tatum talked about Spelman College, an all-female school located in Atlanta. Among other topics she discussed the criminal justice system, female leadership in…

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    Fisk University

    President H. James Williams talked about Fisk University, which is located in Nashville, Tennessee. Among other topics he discussed his teaching background before becoming a university…

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    Civil Rights and Media

    Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Bill Plante talked about the civil rights movement and the struggle for voting rights fifty years after the protests in Selma, Alabama. They…

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    Interpreting the African-American Experience

    Historical interpreters Nicole Moore and Bill Radcliffe described what it would have been like to be a female slave and a member of the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War. They…

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    Dr. Hector P. Garcia Papers

    Ann Hodges talked about civil rights activist Dr. Hector P. Garcia, a Mexican-American surgeon, World War II veteran, civil rights advocate, and founder of the American GI…

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    Book Discussion on Claiming Citizenship

    Anthony Quiroz talked about his book Claiming Citizenship: Mexican Americans in Victoria, Texas, about Mexican Americans' fight for civil rights in Victoria, Texas. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    1943 Film Japanese Relocation

    Milton Eisenhower hosted and narrated this 1943 film that attempts to justify the need to move Japanese Americans from their West Coast homes to internment camps in isolated areas of the…

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    1944 Film A Challenge to Democracy

    This film documents the living conditions of Japanese Americans held in Internment Camps in Arkansas and Wyoming during World War II. The film also shows the contributions of Japanese…

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    Asian Americans and the Law

    The first three Asian American judges in New York talked about their immigrant backgrounds and careers. “Asian-Americans and the Law: New York Pioneers in the Judiciary” was…

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