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    Immigration System and the Hispanic Community

    Legal advocates talked about the impact of the U.S. immigration system on the Hispanic community. Topics included the status of immigration reform legislation; the effects of…

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    Panel Discussion on the Civil Rights Movement

    Authors talked about their books on the history of the civil rights movement. In the year marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, they explored the political and…

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    Panel Discussion on Environment and the African Diaspora

    Panelists talked about environmental, health, and social issues that impact Black communities throughout the African diaspora. 

    The panelists included author Dianne Glave; author and…

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    Panel Discussion on Publishing

    Panelists talked about the challenges of publishing in 2014 and suggested strategies for publishing the literature produced by Black writers. Topics included self-publishing, online…

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    Panel Discussion on Black Literature

    Panelists talked about how to define Black literature and Black literary classics, and how the traditions of the Black Arts Movement and the Umbra Movement influenced the Black literary…

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    Panel Discussion on Africa and the African Diaspora

    Panelists talked about how geographical spaces, gender, race, ethnicity, and class affect the literature of writers throughout Africa and the African diaspora, and the implications of these…

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    Panel Discussion on Race, Power, and Politics

    Panelists talked about the impact and representations of race, power, and politics on America’s national discourse and on its political and social movements. 

    The panelists…

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    United Negro College Fund

    Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for low-income students of color. In his remarks he criticized the Obama…

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    Book Discussion on A Dream Foreclosed

    Laura Gottesdiener talked about her book, A Dream Foreclosed: Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home, in which she looks at the impact of home foreclosures and evictions on…

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    Book Discussion on Living with Lynching

    Korthia Mitchell talked about her book, Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930, in which she discusses the way lynching was depicted…

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    Latino Voters and the Republican Party, Panel 2

    Glen Bolger of Public Opinion Strategies, political analyst Leslie Sanchez, and David Winston of The Winston Group talked about the future of Latino voters' relationship with the Republican…

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    Latino Voters and the Republican Party, Panel 1

    Panelists talked about the relationship between the Republican Party and Latino voters. They talked about current research on the factors affecting Latino support, and suggested that…

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    In Depth with Peniel Joseph

    Author and historian Peniel Joseph talked about his life and career. He also responded to viewers' calls, Facebook comments, electronic mails, and tweets on topics such as rewriting…

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    Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the National Association of Attorneys General Winter Meeting. He urged attendees to work together to allow ex-convicts to regain the right to…

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    Newsmakers with NAACP President Lorraine Miller

    Interim NAACP President Lorraine Miller talked by remote video from Los Angeles about U.S. jobs, the minimum wage, voting rights, the Affordable Care Act, and criminal justice…

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    Status of Same-Sex Marriage

    Brian Moulton talked about 2014 legislative and electoral initiatives for and against legalizing same-sex marriage. Other topics the ramifications of the Supreme Court’s two…

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    Book Discussion on Nation of Cowards

    Co-authors David Ikard and Martell Teasley talked about their book, Nation of Cowards: Black Activism in Barak Obama’s Post-Racial America, in which they analyze the expectations of…

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    Alyona Minkovski on Russia's "Gay Propaganda" Ban

    Alyona Minkovski talked by telephone from Sochi, Russia, about Russia’s “gay propaganda” ban, how it was being enforced in Sochi, and international reaction to the law.

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    Book Discussion on The Heart of Everything That Is

    Bob Drury and Tom Clavin talked about The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend, their biography of Oglala Sioux warrior Red Cloud, who they argue…

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    Book Discussion on The Bible, the School, and the Constitution

    Steven Green talked about his book, The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine, in which he chronicles the debate over school prayer and…

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