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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Korematsu v. United States

    Peter Irons and Karen Korematsu talked about the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu V. United States, in which the court ruled 6-3 that Japanese internment camps were necessary for the…

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    Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Fair Housing

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch talked about hthe Justice Department’s partnership with the Housing and Urban Development Department to combat segregation and discrimination in the…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Attorney General Eric Holder on Ferguson Investigation

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to the press before a meeting with local federal officials at FBI headquarters in St. Louis. He was in Missouri to meet with law enforcement…

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    The Political Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Todd Purdum talked about his book, An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, in which he recounts the political battle to…

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    LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

    On July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. On the 50th anniversary C-SPAN Radio airs some of LBJ’s calls leading up to Congress passing the legislation, and…

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    Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnne Ulmer Oral History Interview

    Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnne Ulmer talked about being part of the “St. Augustine Four.” In July 1963, 23 people were arrested after a sit-in at a local Woolworth’s…

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    Attorney General Eric Holder on Crime Reduction

    Attorney General Eric Holder talked about the importance of confronting racial and sentencing disparities This was the keynote address of the two-day National Symposium on the Reduction of…

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    Jimmy Carter at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Jimmy Carter gave the closing address on the first day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014…

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    Bill Clinton at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Bill Clinton gave the closing address on the second day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin,…

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    President Obama at Civil Rights Summit

    President Barack Obama gave the keynote address at a three-day Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th…

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    Republican Commemoration of the March on Washington

    The Republican National Committee hosted a luncheon at the Capitol Hill Club to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Alveda King sang…

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    Hillary Clinton at American Bar Association

    At the annual American Bar Association conference, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received the highest award of the ABA, the 2013 ABA Medal, for conspicuous service in the cause…

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    Civil Rights Leaders on the Voting Rights Act

    Civil rights leaders spoke to the press after a meeting with President Obama and Attorney General Holder on the Voting Rights Act. They said they were encouraged, with the Reverend Al…

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