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    The Black Civil War Soldier

    New York University photography Professor Deborah Willis looked at the lives of Black Civil War soldiers through a collection of portraits. This was a virtual event hosted by the Free…

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    Crazy Horse Memorial

    Started in 1948, the Crazy Horse Monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota honors the Oglala Lakota Warrior and is the centerpiece of the campus that seeks to preserve the culture and tradition of all North…

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    History of the Black Hills

    Considered sacred by many Native Americans, South Dakota’s Black Hills have long been the source of contention over land claims between tribes and the U.S. government, as well as the controversial issue of…

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    Literary Works of Paule Marshall and John A. Williams

    Authors Lawrence Jackson and Mary Helen Washington discussed how the themes in the writings of Paule Marshall and John A. Williams relate to the social and political climate of today. This…

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    Hispanic American Soldiers in World War II

    Dave Gutierrez discussed his book, Patriots from the Barrio: The Story of Company E, 141st Infantry: The Only All Mexican American Army Unit in World War II. This talk was part of a…

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    Little Tokyo

    Bill Shishima, a docent at the Japanese American National Museum, gave a tour of Little Tokyo. Mr. Shishima was born in Little Tokyo in 1930 and during World War II was interned for three…

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    Japanese American National Museum

    Bill Shishima gave a tour of the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo. Mr. Shishima was born in Little Tokyo in 1930 and spent three years at Heart Mountain Relocation Center…

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    Southern Poverty Law Center CEO on Hate Crimes

    Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) President and CEO Margaret Huang spoke about a rise in hate crimes and the growth of hate groups in the U.S. at the National Press Club. Ms. Huang talked about the…

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    Congressional News Conference on the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stressed the importance of passing COVID-19 hate crimes legislation at a news conference. Senator Mazie…

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    Presidential Meeting with Congressional Black Caucus

    President Biden met with the Congressional Black Caucus at the White House. He also addressed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food the Drug Administration (FDA)…

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    National Museum of the American Indian "Trail of Tears" Exhibit

    The “Trail of Tears” gallery at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. looks at the national debate over the 1830 Indian Removal Act and its impact on southern tribes. Associate…

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    Where Dreams Come True

    Directed by African American William Greaves and narrated by actor Ricardo Montalban, Where Dreams Come True is a 1979 NASA film highlighting the contributions of women and minorities and…

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    1830s Cholera Epidemic and Indian Removal

    C-SPAN spoke with Sony Brook history professor Paul Kelton about the spread of cholera in the 1800's and how it affected Native Americans. The interview took place at the Organization of…

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    Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears Association president Jack Baker talked about the forced relocation of Native Americans in the early 19th century. Mr. Baker, a member of the Cherokee Nation, also discussed his…

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    Cherokee Nation After The Trail of Tears

    The principal chief of the Cherokee Nation talked about the tribe’s history following their removal from the Southeast to present-day Oklahoma. Chief Chuck Hoskin focused on how the Cherokee…

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    Chief Justice John Marshall and the Cherokee Cases

    Oklahoma University law Professor Lindsay Robertson examined Chief Justice John Marshall and the Supreme Court’s decisions in cases involving the Cherokee Nation. In the 1830s under President Andrew…

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    Not A Second Choice: Continued Federal Funding of HBCUs

    Not A Second Choice: Continued Federal Funding of HBCUs was one of the second-prize high school east division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Ebony Christie and Elijah Slater,…

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    The Broken Promised Land

    The Broken Promised Land was one of the second prize high school central division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Leviathan Lee and Mason Chow, seniors at Jenks High School in…

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    The Three Mothers

    Anna Malaika Tubbs explored the impact that the mothers of James Baldwin, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X had on their sons. This was a virtual event hosted by the Atlanta History…

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    Madam C.J. Walker's Life in Film

    A’Lelia Bundles talked about Self Made, a 2020 Netflix limited series starring Octavia Spencer. The series is an adaptation of her book, On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J.…

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