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  • Montgomery Bus Boycott Legacy
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    Montgomery Bus Boycott Legacy

    Participants talked about the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955-1956, the history of the civil rights movement, and previewed an HBO production on the boycott. Following their remarks they…

    930 views
  • Tocqueville Religion and Civil Society
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    Tocqueville, Religion and Civil Society

    Leading scholars discussed the impact of Tocqueville’s writings on religion and society during the 1830s and the roles religion and other issues play in modern America. Dr. Thiemann moderated the…

    593 views
  • HipHop Summit
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    Hip-Hop Summit

    The panelists talked about the cultural and political impacts of hip-hop music, the expressions of strong language and depictions of violence in the music, and the use of the art form as…

    1,125 views
  • Post HipHop Summit News Conference
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    Post Hip-Hop Summit News Conference

    Participants spoke to reporters about their summit on using hip-hop music as a means of political empowerment in the black community. Among the issues they addressed were new initiatives on…

    272 views
  • In Depth with Cornel West
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    In Depth with Cornel West

    Professor West talked about his career and his entire body of work and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail. Professor West has written or edited more than twenty books, on…

    3,169 views
  • Black Americas Vision Morning Session
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    Black America's Vision, Morning Session

    In a forum titled, “Where Do We Go From Here?: Chaos or Community? Black America’s Vision for Healing, Harmony and Higher Ground,” black leaders talked about African-American issues since…

    604 views
  • emThe AfricanAmerican Centuryem
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    The African-American Century

    Professor Cornel West spoke about the book he co-wrote with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., The African-American Century: How Black Americans Have Shaped Our Country, published by Free…

    261 views
  • State of the Black Union 2001 Part 2
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    State of the Black Union 2001, Part 2

    In a forum on the state of black America designed to present a public think tank that will analyze the critical challenges facing the African-American community, panelists talked about…

    931 views
  • AfricanAmerican Issues
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    African-American Issues

    Mr. West talked about the recent presidential election and its impact on the African-American community. He also responded to viewer telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

    74 views
  • 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…

    387 views
  • Nader Campaign Rally
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    Nader Campaign Rally

    In the final major campaign rally of his presidential campaign, Mr. Nader issued a populist call for a sweeping “shift of power” from big business to the downtrodden and disenfranchised,…

    238 views
  • emThe Cornel West Readerem
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    The Cornel West Reader

    Professor West discusses his book The Cornel West Reader, published by Perseus. The book is an attempt “to lay bare the basic structure of (West’s) intellectual work and life.”

    1,610 views
  • Bradley Campaign Rally
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    Bradley Campaign Rally

    Democratic presidential candidate Bradley and others spoke to supporters at a get-out-the-vote rally.

    42 views
  • Bradley Campaign Event
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    Bradley Campaign Event

    Mr. Bradley addressed and fielded questions from a town hall meeting. Others spoke on behalf of his campaign, qualifications, and character.

    46 views
  • PostForum News Conferences
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    Post-Forum News Conferences

    Candidate supporters answered question from the news media.

    32 views
  • The Future of American Democracy
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    The Future of American Democracy

    The panelists discussed the future of the American democracy and the global consequences of racial, ethnic, and democratic politics. They took questions from the audience.

    174 views
  • Daybook Interview
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    Daybook Interview

    Professor West discussed headline news and his book The Future of American Progressivism. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

    127 views
  • AfricanAmerican Theology
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    African-American Theology

    Professor West discussed the modern history of African-American theology and its impact on U.S. society today. He talked about the relationship between Christian faith and the conception of…

    255 views
  • Newspaper Roundtable
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    Newspaper Roundtable

    In the newspaper roundtable, Mr. West talked about current news stories of interest to him and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail. Mr. West is the co-author of the new book The…

    49 views
  • Economy and Democratic Values
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    Economy and Democratic Values

    Panelists debated whether the U.S. economy is structured in a democratic way. Mr. Frum and Mr. Butler argued in the affirmative and Mr. West and Ms. Ehrenreich argued in the negative. Each…

    106 views
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