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    Black Women and the Suffrage Movement

    Professor Gloria Browne-Marshall talked about the struggle of black women to obtain voting rights and compared this with the experiences of white suffragists and black men. This program was part of a…

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    Race, Gerrymandering, and Modern Politics

    Judge William Kuntz and Professor Richard Hasen looked at federal voting rights cases from the past 50 years and talked about at how gerrymandering based on political parties and race constitute modern…

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    Race, Suffrage, and the 15th Amendment

    Professor Michael Klarman talked about what he sees as the flaws of the 15th Amendment and the exploitation and suppression of African American voters by both the Republican and Democratic Parties.…

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    1940s Black Voter Suppression

    Professor Tracy Campbell talked about the 1942 Soldier Voting Act which provided absentee voting for soldiers fighting in World War II. Professor Campbell looked at states that opposed the…

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    Voting Rights

    Historians explored whether history impacts contemporary views on voting rights. They also answered audience questions on how to keep citizens engaged in the voting process. This discussion was a part…

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    Visible Differences: Why Race Will Matter

    Mr. Pulera talked about his book Visible Differences: Why Race Will Matter to Americans in the Twenty-First Century, published by Continuum International Publishing Group. In the book he…

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