The Persistence of Racism in the U.S.

These panelists discussed the persistence of racism in America with the historical context of the foundation of America as a racist… read more

These panelists discussed the persistence of racism in America with the historical context of the foundation of America as a racist nation. They explained how different cultural, judicial and legislative movements have contributed to the perpetuation of this problem and also touched on the effect our national tolerance for racism has had on our formation of foreign policy. Finally, the panelists offered solutions for the future in the battle to eradicate racism. close

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  • Barbara R. Arnwine President and Executive Director Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • Anne Braden Co-Bureau Chief Southern Organizing Cmte. Econ. Justice
  • John Dunne Assistant Attorney General Department of Justice
  • Jack O'Dell Director National Rainbow Coalition->International Affairs
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The Persistence of Racism in the U.S.

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Program ID:
15993-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 25, 1991
Last Aired:
Jan 26, 1991

Airing Details

  • Jan 25, 1991 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 26, 1991 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 26, 1991 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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