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    Youth Forum on Racism

    Panelists talked about racism and its impact on communities, including a Justice Department report that recommended changes to the Cleveland Police Department’s use-of-force…

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    Understanding the Ferguson Protests

    Historians talked about the history of race relations in Ferguson, Missouri, and methods for teaching about race and protest. They also discussed the historical relationship between…

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    Q&A with Dick Lehr

    Dick Lehr talked about his book, The Birth of a Nation: How a Legendary Filmmaker and a Crusading Editor Reignited America’s Civil War, about the 1915 movie of the same title. The…

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    Lincoln, Race, and Emancipation

    Professor Brian Dirck talked about Abraham Lincoln’s life as a method of understanding white American’s views on race and slavery both before and during the Civil…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Final Panel

    In a series of interviews, race relations, food security, poverty, and other social issues were talked about. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke about her novel Americanah, a Nigerian girl’s…

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    Book Discussion on The Invitation

    Clifton Taulbert talked about his book, The Invitation, a memoir about how he dealt with the experience of a supper invitation to a former plantation house in Allendale, South Carolina,…

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    Clarence Page on Culture Worrier

    Clarence Page talked about his book, Culture Worrier: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change, a collection of columns that he had written between 1984 and 2014 on a range of…

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    Book Discussion on The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case

    Michael Ross talked about his book, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era, about the 1970 kidnapping of Mollie Digby, a white…

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    "Justice for All" March

    Reverend Al Sharpton led the “Justice for All” March in Washington, D.C. following the lack of indictments in the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner…

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    Al Sharpton on His "Justice for All" March

    Al Sharpton, president of the National Action Network, discussed his “Justice for All March” being held that day in Washington, D.C., to protest police brutality and the lack of…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Have race relations improved during Obama’s presidency?” The question was inspired by an article in The Hill.…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “How can trust be rebuilt between police and communities?”

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    Presidential Meeting with Community Leaders and Law Enforcement

    President Obama spoke to reporters following a meeting with community leaders and law enforcement officials, including some from Ferguson, Missouri. He announced a series of…

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    Ferguson and Race Relations

    Colbert King talked about race relations following the grand jury choosing not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, who was…

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    Book Discussion on The Counter Revolution of 1776 and Race to Revolution

    Gerald Horne talked about his two books, The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America and Race to Revolution: The U.S. and Cuba during…

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    Justice Department's Role in Ferguson, Missouri Case

    William Yeomans talked about the role of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division in the Ferguson, Missouri, case. A grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren…

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    Local Law Enforcement

    U.S. attorneys and local police officials talked about the practices in their districts to reduce crime, reduce incarceration, and help former prisoners re-integrate into society following…

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    Open Phones on Grand Jury Announcement

    Telephone lines were open for comments after President Obama’s reaction to the announcement of the grand jury’s decision not to press charges against Darren Wilson, the…

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    President Obama on Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

    President Obama made a statement after a grand jury in St. Louis chose not to press criminal charges against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who killed an unarmed…

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    Open Phones on Grand Jury Announcement

    Telephone lines were open for comments after the announcement of the grand jury’s decision not to press charges against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who…

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