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    50th Anniversary of "March on Ballot Boxes" Speech

    The town of Kingstree, South Carolina, hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “March on Ballot Boxes” speech. On May 8, 1966,…

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    Rachel Hoff on the Republican National Convention

    Rachel Hoff talked about the Republican National Convention and her role as a delegate for the District of Columbia and Republican National Committee Platform Committee member. She…

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    National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Training Conference

    The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) hosted a discussion on perceptions of police, including how officer training can build trust between officers and the…

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    African American Women in the Republican Party

    Professor Leah Wright Rigueur talked about the motives of African American women who were active members of the Republican Party from the 1960s to the present. Ms. Rigueur was…

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    Book Discussion on Political Women and American Democracy

    Karen Beckwith, co-editor of Political Women and American Democracy, talked about women and gender in American politics. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Book Discussion on The Lynching

    Laurence Leamer talked about his book The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan, in which he reports on the raced-based killing of a 19-year old black man by two…

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    National Organization for Women 50th Anniversary

    Founding members of the National Organization for Women celebrated the group’s 50th anniversary. They spoke about the need for a network of feminist activists in the 1960s and…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address President Obama talked about efforts by law enforcement to work with activist groups in the wake of recent tragedies such as police shootings in Baton Rouge and…

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    Senator Scott on Law Enforcement

    Senator Scott (R-SC) spoke about race relations and law enforcement. He said South Carolina was transformed because he was elected over two popular white candidates. He spoke…

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    President Obama on Community Policing and Criminal Justice

    President Obama spoke to reporters following a meeting with police, political leaders, and civil rights activists community policing in the wake of recent high-profile shootings in…

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    Civil Rights Leaders and Activists Community Policing and Criminal Justice

    Civil Rights leaders and activists and elected officials from around the country spoke to reporters after their meeting with President Obama about community policing in the wake of recent…

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    Senators Scott and Boxer on Race Relations

    Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) gave his second speech on police relations with African Americans. He said the country needed to recognize that “because you do not feel the pain, does…

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    Book Discussion on It's Dangerous to Believe

    Mary Eberstadt talked about her book It’s Dangerous to Believe: Religious Freedom and Its Enemies, in which she says people of faith are experiencing growing, widespread…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Kevin Brady

    House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX) talked about Republican leaders' plans for tax reform. Other topics included trade, corporate inversions, and politics. He…

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    Defining Black America

    Historians and scholars talked about who is considered “black” in America. This talk was a session of “The Future of the African American Past,” a conference…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on President Obama’s comments on “racial bias” in the criminal justice system. David Weigel also…

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    Abraham Lincoln and the Jewish Community

    Rabbi Gary Zola talks about his book, We Called Him Rabbi Abraham: Lincoln and American Jewry, A Documentary History. Rabbi Zola spoke about President Lincoln’s relationship with…

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    Book Discussion on Sex Object

    Columnist Jessica Valenti talked about her book Sex Object: A Memoir, in which she looks at how sexism impacts the lives of women.

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    Race and Deadly Use of Force by Police

    Paul Butler talked about the police-involved shooting deaths that week of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minnesota. He responded to…

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    Police Killings in Dallas, Texas

    Eugene O’Donnell talked by video from New York City about the shooting in Dallas, Texas, Thursday July 7, 2016, that left five police officers dead and seven others wounded. The…

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