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    Seminole Indians in Florida

    Poet and artist Elgin Jumper talked about his art, how he uses it to tell history, and how he says it saved his life. Also, historian Everett Osceola talked about the history of the…

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    Book Discussion on The Enduring Seminoles

    Patsy West, author of The Enduring Seminoles: From alligator Wrestling to Casino Gaming, talked about the history and culture of the Seminole Indian tribe. She spoke about the Seminole…

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    African American Research Library's Alex Haley Collection

    Myrka Don Fred talked about the Alex Haley Collection at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Alex Haley was the author of Roots: The…

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    Book Discussion on Culture Worrier

    Clarence Page talked about his book, Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984-2014: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change, and responded to questions from the audience. He spoke in…

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    Book Discussion on The Other Trail of Tears

    Mary Stockwell talked about her book, The Other Trail of Tears: The Removal of the Ohio Tribes, about the removal of the Delaware, Seneca, Shawnee, Ottawa, and Wyandot Native American…

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    ISIS and Religious Minorities

    Witnesses testified on ISIS* attacks on religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria, as well the looting of cultural and religious sites. The hearing focused on humanitarian and…

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    Prospects for Black America, Restoring the Family

    Panelists discussed ways of maintaining family cohesiveness in the African-American community. Topics included innovative social structures such as those which could serve as teachers…

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    Prospects for Black America, Concluding Discussion

    Panelists reviewed the day’s discussions of the future of the black community, including problems and potential solutions. This was the concluding panel of the symposium…

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    Prospects for Black America, Education Reforms

    Panelists talked about educational changes to benefit the African-American community. They discussed school choice, the influence of teachers' unions, giving schools autonomy, and…

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    Prospects for Black America, Reducing Crime

    Panelists talked about reducing crime in black communities. Topics included incarceration rates, the legalization of drugs, and the breakdown of the family. “Reducing Crime Rates…

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    2015 White House Cinco de Mayo Reception

    President Obama delivered remarks at a Cinco de Mayo celebratory reception in the White House’s East Room. He said that it was a good day to remember Mexican-American culture,…

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    My Brother's Keeper Initiative

    President Obama made remarks at the launch of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance at Lehman College in the Bronx. He said a “sense of powerlessness” among young men of…

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    Book Discussion on Transgender Rights and Politics

    Professor Donald Haider-Markel, co-editor of Transgender Rights and Politics: Groups, Issue Framing, and Policy Adoption, talked about issues important to the transgender community and…

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    Panel Discussion on Latino America

    Matt Barreto, co-author of Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation, and Henry Flores, author of Latinos and the Voting…

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    Black Men in the United States

    Social scholars talked about the state of black men in the United States as well as cultural dynamics and economic and educational challenges. Topics included employment and education…

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    Supreme Court Oral Argument on State Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Obergefell v. Hodges consolidated with three other same-sex marriage cases. The cases on the second question, Obergefell v. Hodges from Ohio and…

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    Supreme Court Oral Argument on Right to Same-Sex Marriage

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Obergefell v. Hodges consolidated with three other same-sex marriage cases. The cases on the first question, DeBoer v. Snyder from Michigan and…

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    Same-Sex Marriage Oral Arguments Reaction

    Following oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the consolidated case of Obergefell v. Hodges, lawyers from both sides and plaintiffs spoke to reporters and answered questions on…

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    Open Phones on Same-Sex Marriage Oral Arguments

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on same-sex marriage oral arguments made before the Supreme Court earlier in the day.

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    Reaction to Same-Sex Marriage Cases

    Reactions on social media to the oral argument of the same-sex marriage cases consolidated in Obergefell v. Hodges were shown as well as video of scenes from outside the U.S. Supreme Court…

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