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  • emJim and Jap Crow A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial Americaem
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    Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

    Matthew Briones briefly spoke about his book that reports on the life of Charles Kikuchi, a Japanese American who was sent to an internment camp alongside 100,000 other Japanese Americans…

    1,596 views
  • Race Inequality and Student Activism
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    Race, Inequality and Student Activism

    Cornel West and Carl Dix, a founding member of the Revolutionary Communist Party spoke about race, social injustice and student activism. Other topics included “Occupy” protests movement,…

    1,160 views
  • Tavis Smiley Black Agenda Forum
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    Tavis Smiley Black Agenda Forum

    Participants spoke about the state of the black union at an event titled “We Count! The Black Agenda Is the American Agenda.” They focused on challenges facing the African-American community and the nation,…

    22,967 views
  • Race and the 2008 Campaign
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    Race and the 2008 Campaign

    Professor Cornel West talked about American society, race, politics and class. He discussed Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton’s primary race. He was interviewed by Frank Rich and responded…

    1,390 views
  • 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…

    931 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.”

    1,611 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
  • emRestoring Hope Future of Black Americaem
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    Restoring Hope: Future of Black America

    Professor West discussed his new book, Restoring Hope: Conversations on the Future of Black America. The book is a series of interviews with black Americans and civil rights activists. He…

    111 views
  • Race Relations
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    Race Relations

    Mr. Franklin, Mr. West and members of the Congressional Black Caucus participated in a forum to discuss the state of race relations in the United States. The forum was part of the 27th…

    91 views
  • Racial Justice
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    Racial Justice

    Professors hooks and West talked about their perspectives on the notion of “beloved community,” which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. used to describe a world free of racism. They focused on…

    251 views
  • AfricanAmericans and Jews
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    African-Americans and Jews

    Mr. West and Mr. Lerner discussed their book \f2Jews & Blacks: Let the Healing Begin\fR. They also answered questions from the audience.

    358 views