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    The Movement

    University of Chicago African American history professor emeritus Thomas Holt provided a history of the civil rights movement. This was a virtual event hosted by the Atlanta History Center.

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    W.E.B. Du Bois and Anna Julia Cooper

    University of Mary Washington Professor Kristin Marsh discussed the scholarly contributions of civil rights activists W.E.B. Du Bois and Anna Julia Cooper, which she says were often marginalized.…

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    Post-Civil Rights Era Music

    Flagler College Professor Michael Butler taught a class about music in the post-civil rights era, highlighting artists such as James Brown, Marvin Gaye, and George Clinton. He described how…

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    Representative Clyburn on Voting Rights and Filibuster

    House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) urged the Senate to change filibuster rules in order to pass voting rights and civil rights legislation.

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    Senator Schumer News Conference on Voting Rights

    Majority Leader Schumer (D-NY) and Senators Merkley (D-OR) and Klobuchar (D-MN) announced the For The People Act, legislation intended to strengthen voting rights and reduce corruption.

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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…

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    The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

    Jeanne Theoharis, political science professor at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, talked about her book, The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, in which she recounts the late…

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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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    The Last Negroes at Harvard

    Ken Garrett and Jeanne Ellsworth looked back at the journeys of 18 black men who were admitted into Harvard in 1959 during the civil rights movement.

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    Ida B. the Queen

    Michelle Duster recalled the life of late 19th century journalist, suffragist, and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club in San…

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    Civil Rights Activist Mary Church Terrell

    Mary Church Terrell was one of the founding members of the NAACP in 1909 and the first president of the National Association of Colored Women. Alison Parker, author of the Unceasing Militant,…

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    Q&A with Peniel Joseph

    Peniel Joseph, a University of Texas history professor, talked about the activism and converging ideologies of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. and the importance of their thinking on…

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    Nine Days

    Stephen and Paul Kendrick recounted Martin Luther King’s imprisonment in the days prior to the 1960 presidential election and the efforts of members of John F. Kennedy’s campaign to secure…

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    The Fire Is Upon Us

    Nicholas Buccola, chair in political science at Linfield College, recalled the February 18, 1965, televised debate between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr. over the civil rights…

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    Latinos and the Civil Rights Movement

    Professor Oliver Rosales talked about Latinos, the Delano grape strike of the mid-1960s, and their place in the larger Civil Rights movement of the period. Professor Rosales shared his…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Professor Clayborne Carson talked about Martin Luther King Jr.'s, early life, why he decided to become a minister, and how that contributed to his work in the Civil Rights movement. This class…

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    Kristen Clarke on Civil Rights in Trump and Biden Administrations

    Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, talked about civil rights in the Trump and Biden administrations.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki held a briefing on the news of the day, including the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, vaccine distribution plans, efforts to pass an…

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    The March in Washington

    This 1963 film is a U.S. Information Agency report for overseas audiences on the March on Washington. The documentary begins with marchers walking to the Lincoln Memorial, shows portions of…

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    National Action Network Martin Luther King Day Celebration

    On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the National Action Network held its annual awards show, held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. Speakers included Reverend Al Sharpton, Martin Luther…

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