Filter by

Catherine Lhamon

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - of 19
  • Last Aired

    1969 Stonewall Riots and LGBTQ Civil Rights

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hosted a talk titled, “Stonewall at 50: The Movement for LGBT Civil Rights” by historian and author David Carter. Stonewall was a six-day gay rights uprising…

    302 views
  • Last Aired

    Voting Rights and Election Administration

    The House Administration Subcommittee on Elections held a hearing on voting rights and election procedures. Witnesses among the four panels included leaders from the NAACP and American…

    750 views
  • Last Aired

    Lessons of the Reconstruction Era

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hosted a program titled, “Lessons of the Reconstruction Period for Today’s Civil Rights Debates.” Historians Eric Foner and Thavolia Glymph discussed the…

    680 views
  • Last Aired

    U.S. Response to Nazi-Era Refugee Crisis

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hosted a talk on early 20th century immigration policy and the Nazi-era refugee crisis of the 1930s and 1940s. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum historian…

    560 views
  • Last Aired

    National Action Network Legislative and Policy Conference, Day 1

    National Action Network (NA) founder Reverend Al Sharpton and his organization hosted the NAN’s annual legislative and policy conference. The event focused on the results of the 2018…

    784 views
  • Last Aired

    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 4

    Former officials from the Departments of Justice and Education took part in a forum on hate crimes. Also speaking was a former FBI special agent who talked about her experiences working in the…

    306 views
  • Last Aired

    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 3

    Legal and policy experts talked about the increase in hate crimes against transgenders, immigrants, and those of certain religious groups, and why many of these crimes go unreported.…

    322 views
  • Last Aired

    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 2

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a day-long public briefing on hate crimes and other bias-related incidents. This portion of the event included testimony by victims and advocates…

    324 views
  • Last Aired

    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 1

    Law enforcement officials outlined best practices for investigating and responding to hate crimes. Panelists included officials from the Justice Department, the International Association of…

    614 views
  • Last Aired

    U.S. Civil Rights Commission 60th Anniversary

    The Civil Rights Act of 1957 created the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. To mark the 60th anniversary, current and former commission chairs discussed its history and future. They talked…

    200 views
  • Last Aired

    Racial Diversity and Education Policy

    Members of Congress, education advocates, students, and former Department of Education officials talked about race and education . Topics included improving the public education system in…

    1,048 views
  • Last Aired

    President Eisenhower and the 1957 Civil Rights Act

    Dawn Hammatt, director of the Eisenhower Presidential Library, and author David Nichols talked about President Eisenhower’s role in getting the legislation through Congress. They also challenged…

    810 views
  • Last Aired

    Commission on Civil Rights Meeting, Part 2

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights heard testimony from voting rights scholars on the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Professors Alexander Keyssar and Mary Ellen Curtin gave…

    380 views
  • Last Aired

    Commission on Civil Rights Meeting, Part 1

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued a statement condemning the previous-weekend violence motivated by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia. Conservative commission member…

    884 views
  • Last Aired

    Americans with Disabilities Act 27th Anniversary

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights commemorated the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with a report on the ADA’s history and the work that remains.

    520 views
  • Last Aired

    Jewish Refugees on the St. Louis

    Historians from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum talked about the journey of the St. Louis and the fate of its passengers. In 1939, some 900 Jewish refugees sailed from Hamburg, Germany,…

    1,110 views
  • Last Aired

    Race and Campus-Community Policing

    The nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) held their national conference. In this “Education and Justice” plenary session, panelists talked about gun violence,…

    245 views
  • Last Aired

    Campus Sexual Assaults

    School administrators, Department of Education officials and victims testified on the problem of sexual assault on college campuses. The hearing focused on ways that federal laws, including Title IX and the Clery…

    4,588 views
  • Last Aired

    Public School Enrollment of Undocumented Students

    Audio Stream Only

    Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke to reporters on a conference call about public school districts nationwide denying enrollment to immigrant students in…

    160 views