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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Conversation with Junius Williams and Tom Hayden

    Junius Williams and Tom Hayden talked about urban black politics, the Black Power Movement, and William’s book Unfinished Agenda: Urban Politics in the Era of Black Power. They shared…

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    U.S. Race Relations in 2014

    Sheryll Cashin, author of Place Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity and Sophia Nelson, author of Black Woman Redefined, talked about race relations in 2014 as African-American History…

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    Book Discussion on Critical Race Consciousness

    In Critical Race Consciousness, Professor Gary Peller argues that the roots of the crisis facing the African-American community could be found in the struggle between liberal…

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    Gender and Incarceration

    A panel of advocates for the rights of incarcerated women discussed that women were the fasted growing group of incarcerated people in the United States. The panel of black women, some…

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    Presidential Remarks at Congressional Black Caucus Awards Dinner

    President Barack Obama gave the keynote address during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) 43rd Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner at the Walter…

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    16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Wreath-Laying Ceremony

    As part of a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the bombing at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, a wreath was laid outside the church at the spot where a…

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    Open Phones with Ahmad Ward

    Ahmad Ward spoke by video link about the September 15, 1963, bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and its importance to the civil rights movement. He was…

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    Open Phones with Barbara Shores

    Barbara Shores, daughter of Birmingham civil rights attorney Arthur Shores, talked about the September 15, 1963, bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and its…

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