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  • African American Students and the First Amendment
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    African American Students and the First Amendment

    Harvard Law professor Randall Kennedy talked about the origins of first amendment rights for African American student protesters. He is author of the forthcoming book, From Protest to Law:…

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  • Randall Kennedy on emNigger The Strange Career of a Troublesome Wordem
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    Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word

    Professor Randall Kennedy talked about his book, Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word, published by Pantheon Books. The book traces the word “nigger,” to identify how it has…

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  • In Depth with Randall Kennedy
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    In Depth with Randall Kennedy

    Randall Kennedy talked about his life, work, and career. A Rhodes Scholar, he served as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and is currently a professor at Harvard Law…

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  • After Words with Randall Kenedy
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    After Words with Randall Kenedy

    In his latest book, legal scholar Randall Kennedy explores the influence of racial politics on the administration of the first black president. Some of the questions he attempts to answer…

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  • emSellout The Politics of Racial Betrayalem
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    Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal

    Randall Kennedy talked about his book Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal, published by Pantheon. In his book Professor Kennedy examined the idea of “selling out” -- of betraying or…

    381 views
  • emPlessy v Fergusonem ReArgument
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    Plessy v. Ferguson Re-Argument

    Distinguished jurists heard a re-argument of Plessy v. Ferguson, the 1896 Supreme Court case in which the Court found that Louisiana did not discriminate against Homer A. Plessy when it refused to let him sit in…

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  • emNigger The Strange Career of a Troublesome Wordem
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    Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word

    Mr. Kennedy talked about his book, Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word, published by Pantheon Books. The book chronicles the history of the word from a neutral word in the…

    905 views
  • AfricanAmericans in the Legal Profession
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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 questions…

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  • A Conversation Among Great African Americans
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    A Conversation Among Great African Americans

    Portraying African-American historical figures, participants had a conversation about African-American history in order to provide an insight into the current status of African-Americans…

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  • Politics of Diversity
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    Politics of Diversity

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and minority scholars participated in a workshop entitled, “The Politics of Diversity: Towards a New Paradigm of Empowerment in the African-American…

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