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  • emThe Autobiography of Medgar Eversem
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    The Autobiography of Medgar Evers

    Myrlie Evers-Williams and Manning Marable talk about the book they edited, The Autobiography Of Medgar Evers: A Hero’s Life and Legacy Revealed Through His Writings, Letters, and Speeches,…

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    W.E.B. Du Bois

    Professor Marable discussed the life of the founder of the NAACP in his biography, W.E.B. Du Bois: Black Radical Democrat. The book was updated for Twayne’s Twentieth-Century American Biography…

  • 1968 Impact on Civil Rights
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    1968 Impact on Civil Rights

    Appearing via Web cam from New York City, Manning Marable talked about, among other topics, the focus and vision of the civil rights movement in 1968, the assassination of Dr. King, race riots…

  • Conversation on Democracy
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    Conversation on Democracy

    Scholars and public figures talked about Alexis de Tocqueville and the impact his book, Democracy in America, has had on the political discourse of the United States over the years. They…

  • 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…

  • emWhen Affirmative Action Was Whiteem  History Panel
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    When Affirmative Action Was White: History Panel

    The Institute for Research in African-American Studies held a symposium to discuss Dr. Ira Katznelson’s book When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in…

  • AfricanAmerican Politics
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    African-American Politics

    The Harlem Book Fair on Saturday, July 24 was located on West 135th Street between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard in New York City. Panel discussions were held in the Langston Hughes…

  • Urban Education Crisis Panel
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    Urban Education: Crisis Panel

    As part of the Detroit Educational Summit, panelists talked about problems impacting urban areas and the role of community leaders in addressing the issues. Among the topics they addressed…

  • 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…

  • AfricanAmerican Voters in the 2000 Elections
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    African-American Voters in the 2000 Elections

    Following a press conference proposing a voters' bill of rights, participants talked about reforming ballots, voter participation, disenfranchisement during the 2000 elections, and future…

  • Green Party Speech
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    Green Party Speech

    Professor Marable called for the development of a just and humane society in the 21st century. He insisted that the Green Party must be courageous in the face of established political power…

  • The Political Landscape of Multiculturalism
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    The Political Landscape of Multiculturalism

    Mr. Marabel spoke about inequality in America and various ways to create a truly multicultural society. He said that in order to promote multiculturalism the basic power structure would…

  • Racial Issues
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    Racial Issues

    Professor Marable talked about racial violence and his view that racial prejudice is still predominant in the U.S. He also responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

  • Green Politics and Inclusive Democracy
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    Green Politics and Inclusive Democracy

    Panel members talked about the platform of the Green Party, including environmental responsibility and peace initiatives. They talked about the rise of third parties, how best to get…

  • Military Action in Yugoslavia
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    Military Action in Yugoslavia

    Professor Marable discussed news stories and his position on Kosovo and the Balkans. He opposed U.S. involvement and blamed the Clinton administration for accelerating the human costs of…

  • Newspaper Roundtable
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    Newspaper Roundtable

    In the newspaper roundtable, Professors Marable and McGinnis talked about current news stories of interest to them and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.

  • Race Justice and Politics
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    Race, Justice and Politics

    Mr. Marable, the author of Black Liberation in Conservative America and Speaking Truth to Power, spoke about race, social justice and U.S. politics. He spoke about the social justice…

  • Washington Journal Friday
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    Washington Journal: Friday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

  • Reconciling Diversity and Democracy
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    Reconciling Diversity and Democracy

    Professor Marable spoke about the difficulties of the U.S. project of creating democracy from a diverse collection of cultures and peoples. He examined how the concepts such as difference…

  • Movements for Multicultural Democracy
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    Movements for Multicultural Democracy

    Professor Marable spoke about the recent formation of successful progressive electoral coalitions outside the two major political parties in several American cities.

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