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  • Urban School Superintendents Conference Panel Discussion
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    Urban School Superintendents Conference, Panel Discussion

    AASA, the School Superintendents Association and Howard University hosted a panel discussion on challenges faced by urban school superintendents. It was part of AASA’s annual conference for…

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  • Urban School Superintendents Conference Keynote Address
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    Urban School Superintendents Conference, Keynote Address

    Michael Hinojosa, the superintendent of the Dallas, Texas, Independent School District, delivered the keynote address at a conference of urban school superintendents. He talked about his…

    291 views
  • Urban Superintendents Academy Conference Part 2
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    Urban Superintendents Academy Conference, Part 2

    Former Obama administration Education Secretary John King was a keynote speaker at the Urban Superintendents Academy Conference.superintendents. Among the issues he spoke about were the…

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  • Urban Superintendents Academy Conference Part 3
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    Urban Superintendents Academy Conference, Part 3

    Washoe County Nevada School District Superintendent Traci Davis spoke at the Urban Superintendents Academy Conference. She talked about closing the achievement gap and the importance of…

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  • Urban Superintendents Academy Conference Part 1
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    Urban Superintendents Academy Conference, Part 1

    Crystal Laura spoke at the Urban Superintendents Academy Conference. She talked about her book, on the so-called school-to-prison pipeline among juveniles. The title of Professor Laura’s…

    412 views
  • Senator Kamala Harris Delivers Howard University Commencement Address
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    Howard University Commencement Address

    Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) spoke at the Spring 2017 commencement,for Howard University her alma mater. She talked about some of her undergraduate experiences at the historically black school, and…

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  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch Discusses Diversity in Law Enforcement
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    Diversity in Law Enforcement

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke to Howard University students about community partnerships and policing. She reiterated that it was important to use recent tragedies involving police to open up…

    215 views
  • President Obama Delivers Commencement Address at Howard University
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    Howard University 2016 Commencement Address

    President Obama delivered the first of his 2016 commencement addresses to the graduating class of the historically black college of Howard University after receiving an honorary doctor of…

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  • President Lyndon B Johnson Commencement Address at Howard University
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    Howard University Commencement Address

    President Lyndon B. Johnson gave the commencement address to the 1965 graduating class of Howard University. In the speech, which was delivered two months before he signed the Voting Rights…

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  • Discussion on Racial Bias in Law Enforcement
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    African Americans and Law Enforcement

    Howard University hosted an event on the killing of unarmed African Americans by law enforcement. Benjamin Crump gave a keynote address. Mr. Crump, an attorney, has represented the families…

    501 views
  • Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks on Civil Rights
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    Eric Holder on Civil Rights

    Attorney General Eric Holder was the featured speaker at an event commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964. He talked about the…

    733 views
  • Howard University Commencement Address
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    Howard University Commencement Address

    Bill Clinton gave the commencement address to the 2013 graduating class of Howard University.

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  • Sen Rand Paul RKY Addresses Howard University
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    Senator Rand Paul at Howard University

    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke to students at Howard University about Republican Party’s outreach efforts to young people and minorities. He detailed the party’s historical opposition to…

    2,887 views
  • US Africa Command
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    U.S. Africa Command

    General Carter Ham talked about the U.S. military role and mission in Africa, as well as the U.S. security challenges and counterterrorism efforts in the region. He responded to questions…

    335 views
  • Youth Vote in 2012
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    Youth Vote in 2012

    Panelists discussed the African American and youth vote in the 2012 election. Topics included issues that were relevant to the African American population, importance of the youth vote, and…

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  • Howard University Commencement Address
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    Howard University Commencement Address

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan gave the commencement address to the 2012 graduating class of Howard University.

    346 views
  • Blacks and the Civil War
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    Blacks and the Civil War

    Professor Edna Medford teaches a course on African-American history at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The day’s lecture focused on the meaning of the Civil War to African Americans. Topics…

    859 views
  • Howard University Commencement Address
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    Howard University Commencement Address

    Marc Morial gave the address to the graduating students of Howard University.

    404 views
  • Maroonage
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    Maroonage

    Professor Greg Carr, chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies, presented a class lecture on slavery in the U.S. in the international context. He focused on maroonage (flight from…

    3,369 views
  • Emancipation in the United States
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    Emancipation in the United States

    A panel discussion was held on the history of emancipation in the United States. The panelists talked about the social, moral, and legal forces that President Lincoln considered in his decision to issue the Emancipation…

    491 views
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