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  • emBrown v Board of Educationem Afternoon Session
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    Brown v. Board of Education, Afternoon Session

    Participants talked about the significance of the decision in the Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. Among the topics they addressed were how the decision was reached, the application of…

    320 views
  • emBrown v Board of Educationem Morning Session
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    Brown v. Board of Education, Morning Session

    Participants talked about the legacy of the decision in Brown v. Board of Education on the 50th anniversary of the landmark case. Among the topics they addressed were the state of race…

    359 views
  • AfricanAmerican HIVAIDS Summit
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    African-American HIV/AIDS Summit

    Leaders in the African American community talked about the spread of HIV and AIDS among the country’s black population, the extent of the problem and responses within the black community,…

    74 views
  • News Review
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    News Review

    Mr. Smiley talked from New York City about his resignation from NPR (his last show was scheduled for December 16th), minorities in journalism and a discussion of topical issues in the news.…

    41 views
  • Reflections on Careers in the Media
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    Reflections on Careers in the Media

    As part of a C-SPAN and Comcast project to encourage dialog between students and national leaders, Mr. Smiley talked to high school students about public service, principles of leadership,…

    77 views
  • Fifty Years After emBrown v Board of Educationem
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    Fifty Years After Brown v. Board of Education

    Prior to the panel discussion Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom, co-authors of No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning, were interviewed about the Brown v. Board of Education U.S.…

    176 views
  • News Review
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    News Review

    Mr. Smiley talked about current events and news of the day. Among the topics addressed were the war on terror, the 2004 election, tax policy, the state of the U.S. economy, and the…

    23 views
  • Strengthening the Black Family Morning Session
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    Strengthening the Black Family, Morning Session

    Participants spoke at an annual forum titled Tavis Smiley Presents: The State of the Black Union: “Strengthening the Black Family: Preserving the African American Imprint on America,” held…

    1,811 views
  • Strengthening the Black Family Afternoon Session
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    Strengthening the Black Family, Afternoon Session

    At an annual forum on the state of the black union, Mr. Smiley moderated a panel discussion titled “Strengthening the Black Family: Preserving the African American Imprint on America,” held…

    3,334 views
  • Youth Leaders Summit
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    Youth Leaders Summit

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  • Youth Participation in Politics
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    Youth Participation in Politics

    Participants talked about the roles youth could play in the political process. Among the topics they addressed were the value of public service, issues affecting the African-American…

    64 views
  • Education and Affirmative Action
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    Education and Affirmative Action

    Participants spoke to youth leaders about diversity and affirmative action programs in higher education. Among the topics they addressed were a recent Supreme Court case upholding…

    130 views
  • Black Youth and the Media
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    Black Youth and the Media

    Professor West and Mr. McGruder talked about minority depictions in the media. Among the topics they addressed were information control, image manipulation, projecting leadership values and…

    495 views
  • Leadership Qualities
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    Leadership Qualities

    The panelists talked about African-American youth leadership, including the qualities that make a good leader, ways to prepare for leadership, and the importance of community involvement,…

    231 views
  • Democratic Presidential Candidates Forum
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    Democratic Presidential Candidates Forum

    Following introductory remarks by moderator Reverend Jackson, each candidate gave two minutes of opening remarks. Their remarks were followed by a series of questions from members of the…

    66 views
  • Role of the Church in Black America Afternoon
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    Role of the Church in Black America, Afternoon

    Ministers and leaders of the African-American community spoke about the role and influence of the church in the African-American community. Among the issues they addressed were the role of…

    1,218 views
  • Role of the Church in Black America Morning
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    Role of the Church in Black America, Morning

    Ministers and leaders of the African-American community spoke about the role and influence of the church in African-American society and culture. Among the issues they addressed were the…

    2,276 views
  • Black Entrepreneurship
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    Black Entrepreneurship

    Mr. Smiley moderated a discussion of the state of entrepreneurship in the African-American community. Participants focused on building networking skills and finding business opportunities.…

    155 views
  • Black Americas Vision Afternoon Session
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    Black America's Vision, Afternoon 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…

    456 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…

    565 views
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