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    Recovery Data on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Michael Henderson, from the Louisiana State University (LSU) Public Policy Research Lab, presented new data about the perceptions of New Orleans’s white and African-American residents…

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    Young Black Male Experience in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Jarvis DeBerry moderated a discussion about the experience of young, African-American males in New Orleans.  “Young, Black and Male in New Orleans” was part of the day-long…

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    Life and Legacy of Arthur Ashe

    Professor Eric Allen Hall spoke about professional tennis player Arthur Ashe’s personal life, career, and involvement in the Civil Rights movement in both the United States and South…

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    Black Internationalism in the 1940s

    Keisha Blain talked about African American efforts to create international organizations to work against racism. She was interviewed at the Society for Historians of American Foreign…

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    Bishop John Richard Bryant on Charleston Church Shootings

    The Right Reverend John Richard Bryant spoke about race relations in America, focusing on the June 17, 2015, shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, in which nine…

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    Education, Jobs and Justice

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, and a panel of young professionals talked about education, jobs, justice, and the future of civil rights.  “The…

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    Criminal Justice and Voting Rights

    Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights activists talked about African-American views of the criminal justice system.  “Save Our Cities: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice and…

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    Book Discussion on We Could Not Fail

    Richard Paul and Steven Moss talked about their book, We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program, about 10 African Americans who broke the color barrier at…

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    Panel Discussion on African-American Identity

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about African-American identity. Nell Irvin Painter is the author of The History of White People, Noliwe Rooks is the author of Hair Raising:…

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    Interview with Dr. Damon Tweedy

    Dr. Damon Tweedy talked about his book, Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine. He was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) briefed reporters on the agenda of House Republicans, and took their questions on a variety of issues, including the pulling of the fiscal 2016 Interior…

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    South Carolina State Senate Confederate Flag Debate, Day 1 Part 2

    The South Carolina State Senate convened to debate removing the Confederate battle flag from the Capitol grounds. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley had called for the removal of the…

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    Reverend Clementa Pinckney Funeral Service

    President Obama delivered a eulogy for Reverend and state Senator Clementa Pinckney, who was one of nine victims in the June 17, 2015, shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church…

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    South Carolina State Senate Debate on the Confederate Flag

    The South Carolina State Senate convened for a special session to debate a procedural measure that would allow them to consider at a future date a bill that would remove the Confederate…

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    House Moment of Silence for Victims of South Carolina Church Shooting

    Representative Mark Sanford (R-SC) spoke about the June 17, 2015, shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. He read the names of the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Should South Carolina remove the Confederate battle flag from the State Capitol grounds?”   Scott Wong,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Should South Carolina remove the Confederate battle flag from the state capitol grounds?” Cynthia Roldan spoke by…

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    Charleston Church Shooting

    Clarence Page talked about the implications of the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, the controversy over former Washington State…

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    Senate Majority Leader McConnell on Charleston Church Shooting

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina,…

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    Senate Minority Leader Reid on Charleston Church Shooting

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in…

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