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  • Marion Cheek Jackson Center
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    Marion Cheek Jackson Center

    Members of the Marian Cheek Jackson Center discussed Chapel Hill’s Civil Rights history, including the Chapel Hill Nine sit-in on February 28, 1960. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop…

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  • Discussion on Race and Gender Equity Hosted by emThe Hillem
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    Discussion on Race and Gender Equity Hosted by The Hill

    The Hill hosted a series of virtual interviews on race and gender equity issues. Among the speakers were Representative Veronica Escobar (D-TX), Delegate Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon (R-Puerto…

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  • Author Discussion on Audre Lorde
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    Author Discussion on Audre Lorde

    Authors Roxane Gay, Tracy K. Smith, and Mahogany Browne discussed the life and work of author and activist Audre Lorde. This virtual program was part of the Schomburg Center Literary…

    86 views
  • emFight the Powerem
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    Fight the Power

    Clarence Taylor, author of Fight the Power, discussed the history of civil rights in New York. This video was provided by the Brooklyn Book Festival.

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  • Kenneth Gibson Newarks First Black Mayor
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    Kenneth Gibson, Newark's First Black Mayor

    A panel of scholars discussed the tenure and impact of Kenneth Gibson, elected in 1970 as Newark’s first Black mayor and the first Black mayor of any major Northeastern city. The examined the…

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  • 20th Century African American Activism in Detroit
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    20th Century African American Activism in Detroit

    A panel of scholars talked about Detriot’s history of African American activism in the 20th century. They discussed in detail the work of longtime Detriot residents Rosa Parks and Representative…

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  • emCampus Color Lineem
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    Campus Color Line

    UCLA Professor Eddie Cole examined the impact that college presidents had on the civil rights movement. This was a virtual event hosted by BookPeople Bookstore in Austin, Texas.

    321 views
  • emHis Truth is Marching Onem
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    His Truth is Marching On

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham discussed the life of the late U.S. representative and civil rights activist John Lewis. This program was part of the 20th annual National Book…

    468 views
  • CallIn with Jon Meacham
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    Call-In with Jon Meacham

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham discussed the life of the late representative and civil rights activist John Lewis and took viewer phone calls as part of Book TV’s coverage of…

    209 views
  • 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…

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  • House Education Subcommittee Hearing on Attacks Against GenderBased Protections
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    House Education Subcommittee Hearing on Attacks Against Gender-Based Protections

    The House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services held a virtual hearing to address the Trump administration’s actions toward gender-based protections, including in education, the…

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  • The World I Never Made
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    The World I Never Made

    James Baldwin talked about the civil rights movement, the mistaken worship of innocence and immaturity, the interdependent connections of the world, the U.S. guilt from taking Native…

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  • Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
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    Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Wellesley College Professor Brenna Greer debunked some of the myths about Rosa Parks and the 1955-56 Montgomery bus boycott. She addressed that Parks was not the first African American…

    807 views
  • emThe American Revolution of 63em Part 3
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    The American Revolution of '63, Part 3

    Less than one week after the August 28, 1963, March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s “I Have a Dream” speech, NBC News broadcast a three-hour program on the status of the civil rights…

    177 views
  • emThe American Revolution of 63em Part 2
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    The American Revolution of '63, Part 2

    On September 2, 1963, NBC News broadcast a three-hour program on the status of the civil rights movement. Reporting from 75 locations throughout the United States, it includes appearances…

    171 views
  • emThe American Revolution of 63em Part 1
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    The American Revolution of '63, Part 1

    On September 2, 1963, NBC News broadcast a three-hour program on the status of the civil rights movement. Reporting from 75 locations throughout the United States, the broadcast is…

    490 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    African American viewers expressed their thoughts on the state of civil rights in the U.S. This topic came amid the previous-day “Get Your Knee Off Our Necks” rally and march. The event was held at the…

    1,947 views
  • March on Washington Anniversary
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    March on Washington Anniversary

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    Noting the anniversary of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington with speeches by John Lewis and Martin Luther King, Jr. and author William Jones discussed his book, The March on…

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 2

    African American viewers expressed their thoughts on the state of civil rights in the U.S. This topic came amid the previous-day “Get Your Knee Off Our Necks” rally and march. The event was held at the…

    806 views
  • emRace Manem
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    Race Man

    Elizabethtown College Religious Studies Professor Michael Long and Pamela Horowitz, widow of Julian Bond, shared collected writings by the late civil rights leader. This was a virtual event…

    731 views
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