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    Interview with Kevin Merida

    Kevin Merida discussed his book The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World.

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    After Words with J.C. Watts

    Former Representative J.C. Watts (R-OK) talked about his book Dig Deep: 7 Truths to Finding Strength Within, in which he discusses the guiding principles in his personal and professional…

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    Stokely: A Life

    Peniel Joseph spoke about his book, Stokely: A Life, in which he examines the life and accomplishments of civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael. He spoke in the History and Biography…

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    Roosevelt's Second Act

    Richard Moe spoke about his book, Roosevelt’s Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War, in which he recounts President Franklin Roosevelt’s decision to seek an unprecedented…

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    A Slave in the White House

    Elizabeth Dowling Taylor talked about her book, A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons. In her book she recounts the life of Paul Jennings, born into slavery on the…

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    Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmstead

    Justin Martin talked about his book, Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmstead. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This was a presentation in the History and…

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    Bloody Crimes

    James Swanson talked about his book Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln’s Corpse (William Morrow, 2010). He talked about the correspondences…

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    Supreme Discomfort

    The co-authors were interviewed by Professor Ogletree about their book, Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas, published by Doubleday. They talked about their reasons for…

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    After Words with Peniel Joseph

    Peniel Joseph recalls the black power movement in his book, Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama. Mr. Joseph contends that the 1965 Voting Rights Act played a significant…

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    After Words with Michael Long

    Michael Long talked about the book he edited, First Class Citizenship: The Civil Rights Letters of Jackie Robinson, published by Times Books. In the book he has collected the personal correspondences of Jackie…

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    Supreme Discomfort

    Kevin Merida talked about the biography of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas that he co-wrote with Michael Fletcher, Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas,…

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    Panel on News and Controversy

    The panelists talked about the challenges faced by journalists. They emphasized the history and tactics used in writing books about famous African-American figures. Marcus Mabry wrote Twice…

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    Supreme Discomfort

    Kevin Merida and Michael Fletcher talked about their biography of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas, published by…

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    Race Relations in America

    The guests discussed race relations in America. Topics included politics, economics, education, health care, and media coverage of race issues. The guests also shared their personal…

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    Poverty, Inequality and Race

    As part of the “National Media Forum on Poverty, Inequality and Race: 40 Years after the Kerner Commission,” journalists and media experts talked about the lack of media coverage of…

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    Men in the Black Community

    Alpha Phi Alpha, the first fraternity established for black men, held a discussion on “Where in the World Is the African-American Male?” with members of Congress at the Alpha Phi Alpha…

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    Being a Black Man Series

    Kevin Merida talked about the newspaper’s series, "Being a Black Man", on what it means to a black man in today’s society. The series began that day in the Washington Post. The guest…

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    Race and the White House Press Corps

    Mr. Fennell moderated a panel discussing “Blacks in the White House Press Corps: Does Race Matter?” The panel was part of a forum held by the Institute for Advanced Journalism at North Carolina…

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    News Review

    In a program originating from the Washington Post newsroom, Mr. Merida talked about the news of the day and the operations of the Washington Post. He responded to audience telephone calls,…

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    Inside the Media

    Mr. Merida talked about the 2000 presidential campaigns, especially how they related to the African-American community. He also responded to audience questions.

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