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    Race and Inequality

    Professor Darity moderated a discussion of racial inequality after each of the panelists made a presentation, some with slides. They also responded to questions from members of the…

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    Censorship and Political Correctness Panel

    The members of the panel discussed controversies about books in which they had been involved and other incidents about political correctness issues. br/ William Styron is the author of The…

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    Book Discussion on The Anatomy of Racial Inequality

    Professor Loury talked about his book, The Anatomy of Racial Inequality, published by Harvard University Press. In it, he writes about the depressed conditions of much of black society…

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    Reparations for Slavery

    As part of an annual debate program, participants debated whether the U.S should pay reparations for slavery. Among the issues they addressed were the current state of race relations,…

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    African-Americans in the Legal Profession

    Scholars talked about African-American participation in the legal profession and what the black community should expect from black lawyers. Following their remarks they answered…

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    The Moral Poverty of the Welfare Debate

    Mr. Loury talked about the economics of welfare and how social policy addressed moral issues associated with poverty. He said that legislation was often directed at influencing…

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    Boston Urban Issues

    Professors Loury and Ogletree talked about urban issues in Boston and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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    Racial Equality

    Professor Loury discussed racial and social equality and how to achieve them. He believes there are no politically feasible racially-based solutions to the problems of the black…

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    Political Legacy of the New Deal

    The panelists discussed the importance of the New Deal in postwar U.S. politics through the continuing debate over programs such as social security and welfare. Following their…

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    Equal Opportunity Act of 1995

    Committee members heard testimony from other members of Congress, legal scholars and public interest advocates concerning the Equal Opportunity Act of 1995. The legislation would end…

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    Washington Monday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Affirmative Action Review

    The subcommittee reviewed federal affirmative action policies for the first time and could propose legislation to reform the existing rules. Witnesses testified about race and sex…

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    Welfare Reform

    Committee members heard testimony on illegitimacy and its connection to welfare. Witnesses summarized historical changes in rates of illegitimacy and the role it has played in the…

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    Self-Censorship in Public Discourse

    Boston University Economics Professor Glenn Loury speaks beforethe American Enterprise Institute’s Bradley Lecture Series. Mr.Loury is a member of the Institute’s Council…

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    Civil Rights Act of 1990, Part 2

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    Blacks and the Constitution

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    Crisis in Black America

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