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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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    Senator Baldwin on Senator Warren and Civil Rights

    At the end of her remarks opposing the Sessions nomination, Senator Baldwin (D-WI) spoke against the rebuke of Senator Warren the previous evening. She tied the issue to civil rights and…

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    Blue Texas

    Professor Max Krochmal talked about his book Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era, in which he examines liberal politics and civil rights…

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    Ziglar v. Abbasi Oral Argument

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

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    National Action Network Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Breakfast

    Reverend Al Sharpton, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) joined other civil rights and community leaders at the National Action Network’s annual Martin Luther King Jr.…

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    School Segregation

    Nikole Hannah-Jones talked about the way racial segregation in housing and schools had been maintained through official action and policy. She spoke with Professor Keith Gessen. “Writing Segregation…

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    One Life: Martin Luther King Jr.

    Ann Shumard, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s senior curator of photographs, visited the exhibit, “One Life: Martin Luther King Jr.” The exhibition coincides with the 50th anniversary of the…

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    Martin Luther King III Remarks at Trump Tower

    Martin Luther King III and William Wachtel spoke to reporters at Trump Tower after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump about voting rights on Martin Luther King Jr.

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    Vice President-Elect Mike Pence at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

    Vice President-elect Mike Pence and his family visited the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the celebration of the anniversary of the Reverend King’s birthday. They were accompanied by…

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    Martin Luther King III Leaving Trump Tower

    Martin Luther King III, accompanied by President-elect Donald Trump, leaves Trump Tower on Martin Luther King Jr. Day after the two had a meeting to discuss voting rights.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Sights and Sounds

    Updates of the day’s news were given on the federal holiday for the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Video was shown of President-elect Trump escorting Martin Luther King III out of the…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Sights and Sounds

    Live scenes were shown of the sights and sounds at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial on the federal holiday.

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    National Action Network Pre-Inauguration Rally

    Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders led a march on issues including voting rights, criminal justice, health care and pay equity. Following the march, a rally was held near…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Sights and Sounds

    Live scenes were shown of the sights and sounds at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial on the federal holiday and of the lobby of Trump Tower in New York City. Updates of the day’s news…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Sights and Sounds

    Live scenes were shown of the sights and sounds at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial on the federal holiday. Updates of the day’s news were also given.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Sights and Sounds

    Live scenes were shown of the sights and sounds at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial on the federal holiday. Video was shown from earlier in the day of Vice President-elect Mike Pence and his…

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