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    White Lies

    Biographer A.J. Baime recalled the life of civil rights activist Walter F. White, who was the executive secretary of the NAACP in the mid-1900s as well as a reporter who “passed” as white…

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    Revolution in Our Time

    Young adult author Kekla Magoon provided a history of the Black Panther Party and its impact on the civil rights movement. This was a virtual event hosted by Northshire Bookstore in…

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    Authors Eddie Glaude and Jon Meacham

    Authors Eddie Glaude (Begin Again) and Jon Meacham (His Truth Is Marching On) talked about the legacies of author James Baldwin and civil rights leader and former Representative John Lewis…

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    Civil Rights Queen

    Harvard University professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin looked back at the life of attorney Constance Baker Motley, the first Black woman to argue a case in front of the Supreme Court as well as the…

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    Vice President Harris Remarks in Selma, Alabama

    Vice President Harris made remarks at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, to commemorate the 57th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. She was joined by Representative Terri Sewell (D-AL)…

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    Righteous Troublemakers

    Rev. Al Sharpton profiled lesser-known civil rights activists and how they impacted the movement. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.

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    Q&A with V.P. Franklin

    Professor emeritus of history V. P. Franklin, author of The Young Crusaders: The Untold Story of the Children and Teenagers Who Galvanized the Civil Rights Movement, talked about the…

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    African American Women in Arts and Literature

    St. Joseph’s University professor Katherine Sibley taught a class about African American women who were writers and artists during the early Civil Rights era. She described the…

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    She Took Justice

    Author and civil rights attorney Gloria Browne-Marshall discussed the impact of the justice system on African American women’s quest for equal treatment. This program was held by the…

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    National Action Network Breakfast Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    The National Action Network held its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast and awards. Speakers included Reverend Al Sharpton, Martin Luther King III, Congressional Black Caucus Chair…

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    Martin Luther King III Holds News Conference on Voting Rights

    Martin Luther King III, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and others held a news conference to call on the Senate to eliminate the filibuster and pass the John R. Lewis Voting Rights…

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    Star Parker on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Race in America

    Star Parker, columnist and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, talked about Martin Luther King Jr. Day and race in America.

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    Vice President Harris Volunteers at Martha's Table in Washington, D.C.

    Vice President Harris volunteered with second gentleman Doug Emhoff at Martha’s Table in Washington, D.C., for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service (MLK Day).

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    Vice President Harris Remarks on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Vice President Harris made virtual remarks from the White House for a Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative service at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    President Biden Lays Wreath at Martin Luther King Crypt

    President Biden and Vice President Harris participated in a wreath-laying at the crypt of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King in Atlanta.

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    President Biden Remarks at Philadelphia Hunger Relief Organization

    President Biden spoke briefly with reporters as he and first lady Jill Biden arrived at Philabundance, a hunger relief organization in Philadelphia, to volunteer with packing boxes in…

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    Michael D. Smith on National Service and Volunteerism

    AmeriCorps CEO Michael D. Smith talked about the 2022 Martin Luther King Day of Service and the importance of national service and volunteerism.

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    Rabble-Rouser for Peace

    John Allen talked about his book Rabble-Rouser for Peace: The Authorized Biography of Desmond Tutu, published by Free Press. He was joined in conversation by Archbishop Desmond Tutu in his only…

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    Walk With Me

    Biographer Kate Clifford Larson recounted the life of the late civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hammer. This was a virtual event hosted by the Center for Brooklyn History in New York.

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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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