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  • 1950s Civil Rights Movement
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    1950s Civil Rights Movement

    American History Professor Quintard Taylor looks at the Civil Rights Movement from the 1940s through the 1960s. Professor Taylor focuses on the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Brown v.…

  • Voting Rights in Minority Communities
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    Voting Rights in Minority Communities

    The House Oversight and Reform Committee held a hearing on voting rights in low income and minority communities. Witnesses included the president of Repairers of the Breach, civil and voting rights attorney…

  • Homeland Security Officials Testify on Facial Recognition Technology Usage
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    Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology

    John Wagner, the Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) deputy executive assistant commissioner of field operations, testified on how the agency uses facial recognition and biometrics technologies…

  • emComcast Corporation v National Association of AfricanAmerican Owned Mediaem Oral Argument
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    Comcast Corporation v. National Association of African-American Owned Media Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Comcast Corporation v. National Association of African-American Owned Media , a case concerning alleged racial discrimination in programming…

  • emThe Assassination of Fred Hamptonem
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    The Assassination of Fred Hampton

    Jeffrey Haas talked about his book The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther (Lawrence Hill Books; November 1, 2009). On December 4, 1969, Fred Hampton,…

  • 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…

  • Countering AntiSemitism Racism and Xenophobia
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    Countering Anti-Semitism, Racism and Xenophobia

    In this session of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs national conference, panelists focused on countering hate, including anti-Semitism, racism, and xenophobia. Among the panelists…

  • emDont Be a Suckerem
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    Don't Be a Sucker

    Produced by the Department of War in 1947, this dramatized film uses the experience of a Hungarian American to warn against the dangers of persecuting minorities. Reacting to a hate-filled…

  • Reel America emNine From Little Rockem 1964
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    1964 Film Nine From Little Rock

    This 1964 U.S. Information Agency film about the first African-American students to attend an all-white Arkansas high school in 1957 won an academy award in 1965 for Documentary Short…

  • Washington Journal Bruce LeVell Discusses President Trumps Outreach to Minorities
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    Bruce LeVell on President Trump's Outreach to Minorities

    Bruce LeVell of the National Diversity Coalition for Trump talked about President Trump’s outreach to minorities.

  • emWarriors Dont Cryem
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    Warriors Don't Cry

    Melba Pattillo Beals discussed her book, Warriors Don’t Cry, which details her experiences as part of the first integrated class of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. In her…

  • Integration of Baseball
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    Integration of Baseball

    Terumi Rafferty-Osaki, a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department at American University, specializes in twentieth century U.S. history, immigration and ethnicity, and civil rights. In…

  • 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…

  • Discussion Focuses on President Obamas Civil Rights Legacy
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    President Obama's Civil Rights Legacy

    A panel of historians, authors and academics look at civil rights in the age of Obama and what’s ahead for the next administration. This was part of a recent conference on Race and Justice in the Age of Obama at the…

  • 16th St Baptist Church
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    16th St. Baptist Church

    The Reverend Arthur Price talked about the history of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He focused on activities of the civil rights movement and the Sunday, September 15, 1963, bombing of the church that…

  • Open Phones with Representative John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
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    Open Phones with Representative John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

    Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and Andrew Aydin, Representative Lewis' digital director and policy adviser, talked about their book, March: Book Three, and responded viewer comments and…

  • The JFK Tapes Desegregation
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    The JFK Tapes: Desegregation

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    On October 1, 1962, James Meredith became the first African American to become a student at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. President John F. Kennedy’s phone calls about the…

  • Court Upholds Affirmative Action Program in emFisher v University of Texas at Austinem Audio
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    Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, docket number 14-981. The case concerns the consideration of race as a factor in the undergraduate…

  • Representative John Lewis Accepts Elie Wiesel Award
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    2016 Elie Wiesel Award Ceremony

    Representative John Lewis (R-GA) delivered the keynote remarks at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s annual fundraising dinner as he was presented the 2016 Elie Wiesel Award for his moral and…

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