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  • Sharon Robinson Discusses Memoir emChild of the Dreamem
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    Open Phones with Sharon Robinson

    Sharon Robinson, the daughter of the late professional baseball player, Jackie Robinson, reflected on her life in the civil rights movement. She discussed her book and took viewer phone…

  • Civil Rights and Ronald Walters Career
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    Civil Rights and Ronald Walters' Career

    University of Texas at Austin Professor Peniel Joseph taught a class on the life and career of civil rights pioneer Ronald Walters. In 1958, Mr. Walters organized a desegregation sit-in and…

  • Lessons of the Reconstruction Era
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    Lessons of the Reconstruction Era

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hosted a program titled, “Lessons of the Reconstruction Period for Today’s Civil Rights Debates.” Historians Eric Foner and Thavolia Glymph discussed the…

  • 1960s Black Freedom Movement
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    1960s Black Freedom Movement

    Four civil rights activists discussed their experiences as part of the 1960s black freedom movement. Panelists also talked about race relations in modern times and how lessons learned in…

  • Author Discussion on Race and Civil Rights in America
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    Author Discussion on Race and Civil Rights in America

    Authors Rebecca Tuuri, Shennette Garrett-Scott, Ted Ownby, William Sturkey and Dave Tell reflected on race and civil rights in America. They spoke at the 2019 Mississippi Book Festival.

  • Civil Rights Cold Cases
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    Civil Rights Cold Cases

    Professors Hank Klibanoff and Brett Gadsden talked about the intersection of Civil Rights politics and violence in mid-20th century Georgia. They talk about a number unsolved murders during…

  • Author Discussion on Desegregation
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    Author Discussion on Desegregation

    Authors Hezekiah Watkins, Michelle Purdy, Natalie Adams, and Jelani Favors examined desegregation efforts in the South during the civil rights movement. They spoke at the 2019 Mississippi…

  • Gender and 1960s Activism
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    Gender and 1960s Activism

    Stevenson University Professor Jamie Goodall taught a class about female activists and the 1960s civil rights movement. She focused on several women in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating…

  • 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…

  • House Judiciary Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Voting Rights Act
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    House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on Voting Rights Act

    The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing on the Voting Rights Act and the 2013 Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder…

  • AntiDefamation League Leadership Summit Part 4
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    Anti-Defamation League Leadership Summit, Part 4

    In this portion of the Anti-Defamation League’s 2019 leadership summit, the Houston police chief received an award for his work combating hate crimes. Elan Carr, the Trump administration’s top…

  • Washington Journal Sarah Warbelow Discusses the Equality Act
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    Sarah Warbelow on the Equality Act

    Human Rights Campaign Legal Director Sarah Warbelow discussed efforts to amend civil rights laws to add protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

  • emYou Cant Go Wrong Doing Rightem
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    You Can't Go Wrong Doing Right

    Robert Brown talked about his book, You Can’t Go Wrong Doing Right: How a Child of Poverty Rose to the White House and Helped Change the World, in which he recalled his life and government…

  • Jesse Jarnow Tim Mohr and Imani Perry on Music and Social Movements
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    Jesse Jarnow, Tim Mohr and Imani Perry on Music and Social Movements

    Authors Jesse Jarnow (Wasn’t That a Time: The Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the Soul of America), Tim Mohr (Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the…

  • Investigative Journalism and Civil Rights
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    Investigative Journalism and Civil Rights

    Investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his 30-year career with the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion-Ledger. The MacArthur “genius” grant winner described how he helped put in jail four Klansmen…

  • emRoy Wilkins The Right to Dignityem
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    Roy Wilkins, The Right to Dignity

    Narrated by actor Sidney Poitier, this tribute to civil rights leader Roy Wilkins (1901-1981) was produced by the U.S. Information Agency. Mr. Wilkins was at the forefront of the civil…

  • Reading of MLKs 1963 Letter from Birmingham Jail
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    Reading of MLK's 1963 Letter from Birmingham Jail

    Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) led a group of Democratic and Republican senators in a commemorative reading of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” Martin Luther King…

  • Washington Journal Kate Bahn  Genevieve Wood Discuss the Gender Pay Gap
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    Kate Bahn and Genevieve Wood on the Gender Pay Gap

    Kate Bahn of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and Genevieve Wood of the Heritage Foundation discussed the gender pay gap.

  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Selma Alabama
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    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Selma, Alabama

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered remarks at the annual “Bloody Sunday” commemorative service at the Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Selma, Alabama.

  • emWaiting  Til The Midnight Hourem
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    Waiting 'Til The Midnight Hour

    Peniel Joseph talked about his book Waiting 'Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America, published by Holt. His book chronicles the history of the black power movement…

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