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  • Voter Outreach Forum Accessibility Forum
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    Voter Outreach Forum, Accessibility Forum

    The National Association of Secretaries of State held a series of conversations about voter outreach efforts. This portion of the forum featured a panel discussion about voting registration…

  • Panelists Discuss Role of Religion in Republican Party
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    Role of Religion in the Republican Party

    Religious leaders, academics .and journalists took part in a discussion about religious politics and the Republican Party.

  • Edmund Pettus Bridge
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    Edmund Pettus Bridge

    General Edmund Pettus, the namesake for the bridge at the beginning of the route from Selma to Montgomery, was a Civil War General and two-term U.S. Senator from Alabama. John Giggie, University of Alabama…

  • National Voting Rights Museum
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    National Voting Rights Museum

    The National Voting Rights Museum and Institute addresses the struggle of African Americans and women to obtain the right to vote. Historian Sam Walker toured the museum and discussed how Selma was integral…

  • Brown Chapel AME Church
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    Brown Chapel AME Church

    Reverend Martin Luther King and the Southern Leadership Conference (SCLC) used Brown Chapel AME Church as a gathering space during the months leading up to the Civil Rights March. Pastor Leodis Strong talked…

  • emThe Feminist Revolutionem
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    The Feminist Revolution

    Bonnie Morris provided a history of the women’s movement in the latter half of the 20th century; from the founding of the National Organization for Women in 1966 to today.

  • Selma Native Joyce Parrish ONeal Oral History Interview
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    Selma Native Joyce Parrish O'Neal Oral History Interview

    Selma native Joyce Parrish O’Neal joined the final leg of the Selma to Montgomery March with her mother and sister. She shared her stories of growing up as an African American in Selma prior to the 1965…

  • Voting Rights March in Selma
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    Voting Rights March in Selma

    In March of 1965, civil rights activists and religious leaders marched from Selma to Montgomery to demand African Americans be given the right to vote. National Park Service Guide April Baldwin visited…

  • Mary Ball Washington and Jane Spurgin
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    Mary Ball Washington and Jane Spurgin

    George Washington’s Mount Vernon hosted the annual Martha Washington Lecture, which highlights new thinking about her life and times. This year, the focus was on two 18th century women. Amherst College…

  • Philadelphia Sports and Social Change in 1968
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    Philadelphia, Sports and Social Change in 1968

    This program was from a symposium titled “1968: Philly and The World.” The discussion focused on the impact of local and international sports on social change and civil rights in 1968.…

  • Jamie Wallace on Selma Marches
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    Jamie Wallace on Selma Marches

    Reporter Jamie Wallace worked for the Selma Times-Journal from 1958-1972. Mr. Wallace recounted his coverage of the Selma marches and the role the press played during tumultuous events. C-SPAN’s Local…

  • emMarching Through the Flameem
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    Marching Through the Flame

    In his book, Marching Through the Flame, author Henry Allen recalled his childhood in Selma and the impact of the civil rights protests. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

  • Jackson Foundation and Museum
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    Jackson Foundation and Museum

    In the 1960s, Martin Luther King, Jr. often visited the Jackson family home in Selma, Alabama. It was in the family’s living room where he watched President Johnson urge Congress to pass the Voting Rights…

  • Women Commanders and Trailblazers in the US Military
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    Women Commanders and Trailblazers in the U.S. Military

    Two U.S. Marine Corps officers and a U.S. Coast Guard captain talked about their personal experiences as women in the armed services in a panel discussion titled, “Leading Military Women:…

  • Protests in Philadelphia Germany and Mexico in 1968
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    Protests in Philadelphia, Germany, and Mexico in 1968

    Three historians and a professor of Latin American studies talked about 1968 protests for civil rights and social change in Philadelphia, Germany and Mexico. This program was a session from a day-long…

  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emRegents of the University of California v Bakkeem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Regents of the University of California v. Bakke

    Neal Katyal and Randy Barnett talked about the Supreme Court’s 1978 decision in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke. The landmark case concerns a medical school applicant who claimed he was rejected…

  • Center for American Progress Ideas Conference Part 2
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    Center for American Progress Ideas Conference, Part 2

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and the current and former heads of groups including Planned Parenthood, Voto Latino, and the National Women’s Law Center spoke about women’s empowerment.…

  • emOutem
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    In Out: A Courageous Woman’s Journey, Lou Anne Smoot shared the struggle of hiding her homosexuality in Texas for 60 years and how she built the courage to come out. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

  • Briefing on Hate Crimes Panel 1
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    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…

  • Briefing on Hate Crimes Panel 3
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    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.…

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