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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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    Tour of the Schomburg Center

    Book TV toured the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, part of the New York Public Library, based in Harlem, New York. During the tour, Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously to Army Sergeant William Shemin and Army Private Henry Johnson for their actions on the French front during World War I. The…

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    Criminal Justice and Race

    Community advocacy groups and law enforcement officials talked about over-criminalization and the effect of mass incarceration on African-American communities and ways to reform policing…

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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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    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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