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    Brown v. Board of Education

    Sherrilyn Ifill talked by remote video from New York City about the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case’s 60th anniversary, the effects of school desegregation in the U.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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    60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at an NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund luncheon commemorating the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Following Attorney General…

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    School Desegregation

    Nikole Hannah-Jones talked about her article in The Atlantic on schools in Tuscaloosa, Alabama ahead of the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of…

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    Book Discussion on Dawn of Desegregation

    Ophelia De Laine Gona talked about her book, Dawn of Desegregation: J. A. De Laine and Briggs v. Elliott. In 1947 her father, Joseph A. De Laine, a pastor and school principal, led the…

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    Book Discussion on Eisenhower: The White House Years

    Jim Newton recounts the tenure of President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961). The author refutes the commonly held criticism that President Eisenhower was complacent by citing his…

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    Brown v. Board of Education, Morning Session

    The 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education declared segregation in public unconstitutional. The decision overturned the 1896 decision in Plessy v. Ferguson…

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    Book Discussion on Root and Branch

    Rawn James profiles Charles Hamilton Houston, the first African American on the Harvard Law Review and dean of Howard University Law School and his student Thurgood Marshall, valedictorian…

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    Massive Resistance, Panel 2

    A conference was held marking the 50th anniversary of the 1959 end of Massive Resistance, Virginia’s campaign to circumvent the public school desegregation ordered in the Brown v.…

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    Massive Resistance, Panel 1

    A conference was held marking the 50th anniversary of the 1959 end of Massive Resistance, Virginia’s campaign to circumvent the public school desegregation ordered in the Brown v.…

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    Life and Legacy of Thurgood Marshall

    Mr. Weeden spoke about the life and legacy of Justice Thurgood Marshall. He spoke about the impact of school integration following Brown v. Board of Education, civil rights and…

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    Media Coverage of School Integration

    John Stokes and Roger Wilkins talked with high school students from across the nation about media coverage of school integration.

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    Diversity in Higher Education

    Panelists on both panels talked about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Powell’s legacy and school diversity. Topics included Powell’s methods of decision-making, his influence on…

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    Book Discussion on Justice for All: Earl Warren

    Jim Newton talked about his biography, Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made, published by Riverhead. He recounted the life of Earl Warren, the chief justice of the…

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    Longwood University Commencement

    Mr. Bond gave the commencement address to students being graduated by Longwood University. He talked about his grandfather, who had been born a slave but achieved an…

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    Book Discussion on All Deliberate Speed

    Mr. Ogletree talked about his book, All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the First Half-Century of Brown v. Board of Education, published by W.W. Norton and Company. In the book,…

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    Brown v. Board of Education Part 2

    The four men who clerked 50 years ago for four Supreme Court justices reminisced about the Brown v. Board of Education cases, decided during their clerkships at the Court.  In part two…

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    Pennsylvania State University Commencement

    Mr. Jordan offered words of encouragement to graduates of the Scholl of Liberal Arts at Pennsylvania State University and talked about racial diversity and the legacy of the Supreme…

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    Brown v. Board of Education, Part 1

    Four men who clerked 50 years ago for four Supreme Court Justices reminisced about the Brown v. Board of Education cases, decided during their clerkships at the Court. In part one of a…

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