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  • emDont Be a Suckerem
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    Don't Be a Sucker

    Produced by the Department of War in 1947, this dramatized film uses the experience of a Hungarian American to warn against the dangers of persecuting minorities. Reacting to a hate-filled…

  • emBrown v Board of Educationem and the Monroe School
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    Brown v. Board of Education and the Monroe School

    Justin Sochacki gave a tour of Monroe Elementary School, one of the four formerly segregated schools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court…

  • Washington Journal Vanita Gupta Discusses Civil Rights in the Trump Era
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    Vanita Gupta on Civil Rights in the Trump Era

    Vanita Gupta talked about the Trump administration’s approach to civil rights issues.

  • Chinese Expulsion and Reconciliation
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    Chinese Expulsion and Reconciliation

    Andrew Gomez talked about how Tacoma, Washington’s Chinese population was driven out of the city in 1885. Today, the Tacoma Chinese Reconciliation Park represents the city’s acknowledgment of the Chinese…

  • emFighting for Dreams that Matteredem
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    Fighting for Dreams that Mattered

    Harold Moss talked about his autobiography, Fighting for Dreams that Mattered, about his life as Tacoma’s first African American Mayor. He also recounts his role in the civil rights movement in the Pacific…

  • Washington Journal Rashad Robinson Discusses Affirmative Action
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    Rashad Robinson on Affirmative Action

    Rashad Robinson talked about the Trump administration’s approach to civil rights issues and the recent announcement that the Department of Justice would challenge affirmative action in…

  • Eric Holder Addresses NAACP Convention
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    Eric Holder Remarks at NAACP Luncheon

    Former Attorney General Eric Holder delivered keynote remarks at the NAACP’s annual convention. He talked about voting rights. He also shared his thoughts on Trump administration recent…

  • emZiglar v Abbasiem Oral Argument
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    Ziglar v. Abbasi Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in the consolidated cases Ziglar v. Abbasi, Ashcroft v. Abbasi and Hasty v. Abbasi, which concern whether Arabs and Muslims detained for immigration…

  • emThe Revolution of Robert Kennedyem and emKennedy and Kingem
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    The Revolution of Robert Kennedy and Kennedy and King

    John Bohrer, author of The Revolution of Robert Kennedy: From Power to Protest After JFK, and Steven Levingston, author of Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle over…

  • Ideas Conference Afternoon Session
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    Ideas Conference, Afternoon Session

    The Center for American Progress hosted their annual Ideas Conference in Washington, D.C. This portion included keynote remarks by Gold Star father Khizr Khan, Representative Maxine Waters…

  • 1967 Detroit Rebellion
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    1967 Detroit Rebellion

    Panelists talked about different aspects of the 1967 Detroit Rebellion. The Detroit Rebellion, also known as 12th Street Riot, began on July 23, 1967 following a police raid on an…

  • 1967 Detroit Rebellion Introduction
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    1967 Detroit Rebellion, Introduction

    Professor Emeritus Beth Bates talked about about how the 1967 Detroit rebellion began. The Detroit Rebellion, also known as 12th Street Riot, began on July 23, 1967, following a police raid…

  • Harvard Law School Hosts Discussion with Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch
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    Criminal Justice and Civil Rights

    Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who’s a former Harvard Law School student, returned to her alma mater to speak to students about her career, civil rights, and the criminal justice…

  • emThe Blood of Emmett Tillem
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    The Blood of Emmett Till

    Timothy Tyson talked about his book The Blood of Emmett Till, in which he recalls the life and death of Emmett Till, a fourteen-year old African-American, who was tortured and killed in…

  • Peter Schuck Discusses emOne Nation Undecidedem
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    One Nation Undecided

    Professor Peter Schuck talked about his book One Nation Undecided: Clear Thinking about Five Hard Issues That Divide Us, in which he examines five challenging issues being debated…

  • 1964 Freedom Summer in Mississippi
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    1964 Freedom Summer in Mississippi

    Professor Joel Shrock teaches a class about “Freedom Summer,” a 1964 black voter registration project in Mississippi. He talked about the efforts of leaders such as Bob Moses to include…

  • Historians as Expert Witnesses on Civil Rights
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    Historians as Expert Witnesses on Civil Rights

    Vernon Burton and Peyton McCrary talked about historians' roles as expert witnesses, especially for civil rights cases. This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s…

  • Wilmington 10
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    Wilmington 10

    Jan Davidson talked about the Wilmington 10, a group of mostly African American students arrested after February 1971 protests in Wilmington, North Carolina, turned deadly. As the Civil Rights movement grew,…

  • emTrue Southem
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    True South

    Jon Else, producer and cinematographer of the Civil Rights documentary Eyes on the Prize, talked about his book True South: Henry Hampton and “Eyes on the Prize,” the Landmark Television…

  • World War II and Civil Rights
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    World War II and Civil Rights

    Professor Charles McKinney talked about early civil rights efforts during the World War II era. He described movements to end segregation and court cases challenging “separate but equal”…

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