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  • 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,…

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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”…

  • Senator Baldwin on Senator Warren and Civil Rights
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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…

  • emBlue Texasem
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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…

  • National Action Network Hosts Martin Luther King Jr Day Breakfast
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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.…

  • NiKole HannahJones Discusses School Segregation
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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…

  • One Life Martin Luther King Jr
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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…

  • Martin Luther King III Remarks at Trump Tower
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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.

  • Vice Presidentelect Mike Pence Visits the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial
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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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