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  • Ethnicity and Culture of US Families
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    Ethnicity and Culture of U.S. Families

    Juan Williams moderated a discussion on the structure of black, Latino, American Muslim, Indian, and Asian families in the U.S. This program was part of an Aspen Institute symposium on the…

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  • QA with Omar Wasow
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    Q&A with Omar Wasow

    Omar Wasow is a Ph.D candidate in African American Studies and Government at Harvard. In 1999, he co-founded BlackPlanet.com, a social networking site. He has appeared on Oprah, Martha Stewart, and the Today Show to…

    1,133 views
  • State of the Black Union 2007 Afternoon Session
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    State of the Black Union 2007, Afternoon Session

    Leaders in education, public policy, religion, and black communities discussed the future impact of African Americans on Western culture, the United States' global image, and the social, political, and…

    2,441 views
  • Technology and the Digital Divide
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    Technology and the Digital Divide

    Mr. Wasow spoke from New York City about technology and the digital divide between users of new technology and those without access to it. Mr. Wasow was the Internet analyst for NBC as well…

    53 views
  • Urban Education Illiteracy
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    Urban Education: Illiteracy

    As part of the Detroit Educational Summit the panelists talked about the effects of illiteracy, segregation, incarceration and poverty in urban areas. They also talked about ways to develop…

    91 views
  • The Internet and the First Amendment
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    The Internet and the First Amendment

    Participants talked about the growth and commercialization of the Internet and how freedom of speech affects the content of Internet communication. Among the topics addressed were the…

    89 views
  • Politics 98 Online
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    Politics '98 Online

    Panelists talked about the impact online services and online journalism will play in the 1998 elections. This was part of a seminar on journalism and the Internet hosted by the Freedom…

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