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  • Bill Clinton Says Legacy of Little Rock Nine Must Be Defended
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    60th Anniversary of Little Rock Central High School Integration

    Little Rock Central High School held a ceremony to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the integration of the Arkansas school. Speakers included former President Bill Clinton, Governor Asa…

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  • emLife Upon These Shoresem
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    Life Upon These Shores

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr., presented a history of African Americans in the United States from the 16th century to the present. He talked about why this book was dedicated to his father, and…

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  • Henry Louis Gates on Abraham Lincoln
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    Henry Louis Gates on Abraham Lincoln

    Professor Gates spoke about how personal stories relate to history and showed pictures while talking about tracing his family history. Topics included his African-American heritage, his genealogical work, and President…

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  • emAfrican American National Biographyem
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    African American National Biography

    Editors-in-chief Henry Louis Gates and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham talked about African American National Biography. The collection, written by 1,000 scholars, includes the biographies of over 4,000 African…

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  • African American History
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    African American History

    Professor Gates talked about writing African American history and answered questions from audience members. He co-authored with Professor Cornel West The African-American Century. He also edited…

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    The Bondwoman's Narrative

    Professor Gates talked about his new book, The Bondwoman’s Narrative. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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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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