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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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    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 The Cracker Queen

    Lauretta Hannon talked about her memoir The Cracker Queen: A Memoir of a Jagged, Joyful Life, in which she chronicles her so-called “redneck upbringing.”

    C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Book Discussion on Dog Whistle Politics

    Ian Haney-Lopez, a senior fellow at Demos, talked about his book, Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class, in which he argues that…

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    Myth of Race

    Author Jacqueline Jones talks about her book A Dreadful Deceit: The myth of Race from the Colonial Era to Obama’s America, in which she argues that “race” does not exist,…

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    Edith Roosevelt's Views on Race

    Edith Roosevelt biographer Lewis Gould talks about the first lady’s views on race and his findings in her private correspondence. Mr. Gould said that the conventional wisdom…

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    Book Discussion on 'If I had a Son'

    Jack Cashill talked about his book, 'If I had a Son': Race, Guns, and the Railroading of George Zimmerman, in which he argues that President Obama and the media worked to convince the…

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    Panel Discussion on Race Relations in the American South

    Authors talked about the history of race relations, civil rights, and justice in the American South. 

    Chet Bush is the author of Called to the Fire: A Witness for God in Mississippi -…

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    Book Discussion on For Discrimination

    Randall Kennedy talked about his book, For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law, in which he looks at the history of affirmative action policies and argues that affirmative…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring 1963 Birmingham Bombing Victims

    House and Senate leaders posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to the victims of the 1963 16th St. Baptist Church bombing. On September 15, 1963, shortly after the…

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    Ben Jealous on Racial Profiling

    Ben Jealous spoke about racial profiling by law enforcement agencies and officials, as well as George Zimmerman’s acquittal for his fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, “stand your…

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    Race in America

    To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, civil rights advocates talked about the state of the civil rights movements. They discussed the previous reenactment of…

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    50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington

    Participants spoke about the 1963 March on Washington and its upcoming 50th Anniversary. They reflected on their personal stories from the march and participation in the civil rights…

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    Race and the Criminal Justice System

    Attorneys and legal experts talked about racial disparities in the charging and sentencing of minority defendants. Among the topics they addressed were New York City’s…

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    Race Relations

    Janet Langhart Cohen spoke about race relations in America and President Obama’s reaction to the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial in which he was acquitted of the…

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    Stand Your Ground Laws

    Panelists spoke about the effect of “stand your ground” laws on race relations and public safety around the country. Topics included the utility of Stand Your Ground laws…

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    Book Discussion on Plessy v. Ferguson

    Author Williamjames Hoffer talked about his book, Plessy v. Ferguson: Race and Inequality in Jim Crow America, in which he examines the legacy of the 1896 Supreme Court decision that…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on “President Obama’s Remarks on Trayvon Martin Case.” The program opened with a video clip of his remarks the previous day and…

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    President Obama on Trayvon Martin Case

    President Obama made an unannounced appearance before the regular White House briefing to speak about the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case in Florida. Speaking extemporaneously, he…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Following a statement by the president, Jay Carney gave the regular White House briefing to reporters. He responded to questions about why President Obama made his unannounced remarks…

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