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    After Words with Chris Tomlinson

    Chris Tomlinson talked about his book, Tomlinson Hill: The Remarkable Story of Two Families who Share the Tomlinson Name - One White, One Black, in which he explores his family’s…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education on the question “School Segregation: Still an…

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    Senator Reid on Action Against Donald Sterling and the Redskins Name

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) came to the floor to talk about the National Basketball Association (NBA) commissioner’s actions against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on race relations in the United States.

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    1963 Interview with Malcolm X

    Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X was interviewed by sociology graduate student Herman Blake and professor John Leggett. Malcolm X argued against racial integration and discussed the…

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    Book Discussion on Racism without Racists

    Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva talked about this book, Racism without Racists, in which he argues that we do not live in a post-racial society, despite the election and re-election of…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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