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  • Robert Kennedy and the Struggle for Racial Justice
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    Robert Kennedy and the Struggle for Racial Justice

    Patricia Sullivan talked about Robert Kennedy and the civil rights movement of the 1960s. She spoke about his early encounters with racism and the evolution of his politics and principles. Robert…

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  • Stokely Carmichael and American Democracy in the 1960s
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    Stokely Carmichael and American Democracy in the 1960s

    Professor John Stauffer and Professor Peniel Joseph talked about Black Power icon Stokely Carmichael.

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    The Devil that Danced on the Water

    Ms. Forna talked about her book The Devil That Danced on the Water, published by Grove Atlantic. When she was ten, Ms. Forna’s father, an opposition leader in Sierra Leone, was executed by…

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  • AIDS and the Black Community
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    AIDS and the Black Community

    This forum kicked off a two-day media briefing hosted by the W.E.B. DuBois Institute, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Harvard AIDS Institute. The panelists pointed out that the leading…

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  • emPlessy v Fergusonem Today
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    Plessy v. Ferguson Today

    The duBois Institute hosted a conference marking the 100th anniversary of the Plessy v. Ferguson U.S. Supreme Court decision which was argued in April 1896. The case dealt with the constitutionality of…

    737 views
  • Congressional Redistricting
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    Congressional Redistricting

    The duBois Institute hosted a conference marking the 100th anniversary of the Plessy v. Ferguson U.S. Supreme Court decision which was argued in April 1896. The case dealt with the constitutionality of…

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