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    Book Discussion on Give Us the Ballot

    Ari Berman talked about his book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, about the Voting Rights Act (VRA). Topics included Supreme Court Chief Justice John…

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    Criminal Justice and Voting Rights

    Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights activists talked about African-American views of the criminal justice system.  “Save Our Cities: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice and…

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    Military Sexual Assaults Amendment

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) offered an amendment to the fiscal year defense authorization bill that would remove sexual assault cases from the chain of command. Senators Chuck…

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    After Words with Jon Krakauer

    Jon Krakauer talked about his book Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town, in which he reports on sexual assault in the United States, with a specific focus on Missoula,…

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    Civil Rights Investigation of the Baltimore Police Department

    Former Deputy Attorney General William Yeomans was interviewed by telephone about the launch of a Justice Department civil rights investigation into the Baltimore Police Department.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on: “Justice Dept. Opens Civil Rights Probe of Baltimore Police” with a line reserved for Baltimore residents. A video…

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    Brown v. Board of Education and the Monroe School

    Justin Sochacki gave a tour of Monroe Elementary School, one of the four formerly segregated schools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of…

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    Newsmakers with Tony Perkins

    Tony Perkins talked about political and business reactions to the Indiana and Arkansas religious freedom laws, as well as the role of conservatives in the 2016…

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    Peace Corps Response to Sexual Assault Risk

    Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet talked about the progress made by the Peace Corps in reducing the risk of sexual assault volunteers face while abroad and improving support for…

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    Anti-Discrimination Laws

    Panelists talked about the limits and future of anti-discrimination laws. Topics included racial justice failures, affirmative action, special education law, religious autonomy, and…

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    Governor Mike Pence News Conference

    Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) spoke to reporters about the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which he signed into law the previous week. He asked the state legislature…

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    Issues Facing Fraternities

    Ian Tuttle talked about his National Review cover story on sexual assault and hazing incidents at college fraternities and their impact on the future of fraternities and sororities on…

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    Federal Civil Rights Investigations in Ferguson, Missouri

    William Yeomans talked about the Justice Department’s findings of its two civil rights investigations following a fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson,…

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie and Fitch Stores Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie and Fitch Stores. The case addressed whether the retailer violated the civil rights…

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    State of Same-Sex Marriage Laws

    Brian Brown and Susan Sommer talked about the state of same-sex marriage laws in the U.S. and speculated on the U.S. Supreme Court’s next actions. They commented on a video clip…

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    Civil Rights Concerns at Immigration Detention Facilities

    Representatives from human rights and civil liberties advocacy groups discussed the nation’s immigration detention facilities. Topics included the conditions in the facilities,…

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    Civil Rights After Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Professor David Chappell talked about at the civil rights movement and passage of the 1968 Civil Rights Act following Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination.

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    Criminal Justice and Policing Practices

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil Rights held a hearing on criminal justice and policing practices after recent protests around the country in the wake of deaths of unarmed black…

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    Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws

    Tim Lynch talked about civil asset forfeiture laws, the history of reform efforts, and a renewed focus on police abuse of the laws in order to seize assets.

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    Minority Students and College

    Panelists talked about the amount of debt that minority students accrue in order to finance their college educations. Sara Goldrik-Rab, who co-authored a paper titled “The Color…

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