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    After Words with Eddie Glaude

    Professor Eddie Glaude talked about his book, Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, about the state of black America. Professor Glaude argued that black…

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    Black Journalism in History

    Wanda Sabir interviewed Sonja Williams about her book, Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom. They talked about the significance of black voices in the press and radio journalism…

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    Martin Luther King Press Conference

    Martin Luther King, Jr., was interviewed by four journalists for “Press Conference U.S.A.,” a U.S. Information Agency (USIA) series that was distributed…

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    Book Discussion on The Covenant with Black America

    Tavis Smiley talked about his book, The Covenant with Black America: Ten Years Later, about the national plan of action he and other leaders developed in 2006 to address key challenges…

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    Race Relations and Police Accountability

    A former police chief, and state legislators representing districts where racial tensions with police had been the focus of news events during the past few years, talked about race…

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    Meet the Press with Daniel Moynihan

    Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel P. Moynihan talked about the details of his 1965 report, “The Negro Family: The Case for National Action,” in which he examined the causes of…

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    Stokely Carmichael

    Authors and historians talked about the life and legacy of Civil Rights and Pan-African movement leader Stokely Carmichael, later known as Kwame Ture. The panelists spoke about…

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    Senator Harry Reid on Supreme Court Affirmative Action Case

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) responded to questions U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anontin Scalia posed in oral argument the previous day, saying that Justice Scalia made an…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest responded to questions from the press corps on a number of topics, especially the federal budget. He criticized some Republican demands for…

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    National Museum of African American History and Culture Ceremony

    The Smithsonian Institution hosted a ceremony to mark the one-year countdown to the November 2016 opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The event…

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    Book Discussion on Uninvited Neighbors

    Herbert Ruffin II talked about his book, Uninvited Neighbors: African Americans in Silicon Valley, 1769-1990, about the history of African American protests and demonstrations in…

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    Book Discussion on Black Life in Old New Orleans

    Keith Weldon Medley talked about his book Black Life in Old New Orleans, in which he provides a history of African-American communities in New Orleans.

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    Talking about Race

    The Atlantic hosted a day-long series of panel discussions on race relations and criminal justice. This portion of the event involved a conversation with NPR special correspondent…

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    Race and the Justice System, Introduction

    Margaret Low Smith introduced a day-long series of panel discussions on race relations and criminal justice. Then Ta-Nehisi Coates, national correspondent for The Atlantic, and James…

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    Community Policing and Race Relations

    Members of the the law enforcement community and the Department of Justice’s director of Community Oriented Policing Services discussed the importance of strengthening…

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    Racial Profiling

    A family discussed an encounter with the Washington, D.C., police and the subject of racial profiling. Kelly Amis showed a clip of her documentary film, Think of Calvin, which…

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    Race and Justice Programs of the Open Society Foundations

    Margaret Low Smith introduced the afternoon session of a day-long series of panel discussions on race relations and criminal justice. Then Equality Fund program director Leslie…

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    Role of the Court in Race and Justice

    Two prosecutors and a former judge talked about the balance of power between prosecutors and judges in sentencing criminals, and explored the potential need for sentencing guideline…

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    Gun Violence, Policing, and Communities

    Gary, Indiana, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson (D) was interviewed about her experiences leading a community through sometimes difficult relationships with its law enforcement…

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    Criminal Justice in New Orleans

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) talked about efforts in his city to reduce both its incarceration and crime rates in tandem, the challenges to those efforts, and the last effects of…

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