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    Race Relations

    Janet Langhart Cohen spoke about race relations in America and President Obama’s reaction to the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial in which he was acquitted of the murder of…

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    After Words with Ron Christie

    Mr. Christie explores the history of the disparaging term “acting white,” from its origin during the Reconstruction era to its current use. He discussed the phrase and its impact with Janet…

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    After Words with Bill and Janet Cohen

    In summer 2008, the Cohens conducted a forum on race relations in America with a long list of participants. That forumis encapsulated in their book, which they discussed with civil rights…

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    Race and Reconciliation in America, Part 3

    Douglas Blackmon talked about his book, Slavery by Another Name, which details the age of “neo-slavery” that he asserts took place between the end of the Civil War and the beginning of World War II. Marc Titus and…

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    Race and Reconciliation in America, Part 1

    Former U.S. Senator and Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and his wife, playwright Janet Langhart Cohen, hosted a conference at the National Press Club on “Race and Reconciliation in America.” They are the…

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    After Words with Sheldon Hackney

    Sheldon Hackney discussed his book Magnolias Without Moonlight: The American South from Regional Confederacy to National Integration, published by Transaction Publishers. He discussed the political…

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    Past Civil Rights Abuses

    Senators Landrieu and Allen and others spoke to reporters about a proposed resolution apologizing for past Senate inaction on proposed anti-lynching laws. Following their remarks they…

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