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    Book Discussion on The Lynching

    Laurence Leamer talked about his book The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan, in which he reports on the raced-based killing of a 19-year old black man by two…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address President Obama talked about efforts by law enforcement to work with activist groups in the wake of recent tragedies such as police shootings in Baton Rouge and…

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    Senator Scott on Law Enforcement

    Senator Scott (R-SC) spoke about race relations and law enforcement. He said South Carolina was transformed because he was elected over two popular white candidates. He spoke…

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    President Obama on Community Policing and Criminal Justice

    President Obama spoke to reporters following a meeting with police, political leaders, and civil rights activists community policing in the wake of recent high-profile shootings in…

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    Civil Rights Leaders and Activists Community Policing and Criminal Justice

    Civil Rights leaders and activists and elected officials from around the country spoke to reporters after their meeting with President Obama about community policing in the wake of recent…

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    Senators Scott and Boxer on Race Relations

    Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) gave his second speech on police relations with African Americans. He said the country needed to recognize that “because you do not feel the pain, does…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Kevin Brady

    House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX) talked about Republican leaders' plans for tax reform. Other topics included trade, corporate inversions, and politics. He…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on President Obama’s comments on “racial bias” in the criminal justice system. David Weigel also…

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    Race and Deadly Use of Force by Police

    Paul Butler talked about the police-involved shooting deaths that week of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minnesota. He responded to…

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    Police Killings in Dallas, Texas

    Eugene O’Donnell talked by video from New York City about the shooting in Dallas, Texas, Thursday July 7, 2016, that left five police officers dead and seven others wounded. The…

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines, including a line reserved for police officers, were open for viewer comments on the question: “How Are…

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    Book Discussion on The War on Cops

    Heather Mac Donald talked about her new book, The War on Cops, in which she attributes the recent spike in violent crimes in several major U.S. cities to the “Ferguson effect.”…

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    University of Missouri Racial Tension

    Michael Midddleton, the University of Missouri System interim president, talked about the response to racial tension and student protests on the school’s Columbia campus. He…

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    Senators Scott and Graham on Charleston Shooting Anniversary

    Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke on the eve of the anniversary of the Charleston, South Carolina, shooting and the unity such tragedy fosters. June 17, 2016,…

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    Segregation in U.S. Schools

    Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) talked about a Government Accountability Office report, released on the anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision, that shows…

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    Johns Hopkins University Commencement Address

    Spike Lee delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Johns Hopkins University at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. He discussed race relations and…

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    Panel Discussion on Race and Gender

    Panelists talked about race and gender. Panelists included Paul Beatty, author of The Sellout: A Novel; Cora Daniels, author of Impolite Conversations: On Race, Politics, Sex, Money,…

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    Book Discussion on White Backlash

    Marisa Abrajano, co-author of White Backlash: Immigration, Race, and American Politics, talked about how immigration is affecting American politics. “Marisa Abrajano on White…

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    Book Discussion on The Social Life of DNA

    Alondra Nelson talked about her book The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation After the Genome, in which she looks at the way genetic testing is being used to address…

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    Panel Discussion on Race in America

    Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, and D. Watkins, author of The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While Black in America,…

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