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  • 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,…

  • World War I African Americans and Civil Rights
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    World War I, African Americans and Civil Rights

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture recently released a book called We Return Fighting: World War I and the Shaping of Modern Black Identity. In conjunction, the museum also has…

  • History of the Black Hills
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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…

  • emBusted in New York and Other Essaysem
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    Busted in New York and Other Essays

    New York Review of Books contributor Darryl Pinckney talked about his book, Busted in New York and Other Essays, in which he reflected on the black experience in America.

  • In Depth with Jason Riley
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    In Depth with Jason Riley

    Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley talked about immigration, liberal politics, and the black power movement in America. He is the author of Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders,…

  • emWinter Countem
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    Winter Count

    A “winter count” is a Plains Indian tradition of recording a tribe’s history with symbols drawn on buffalo hide or other material. In this short film funded by the U.S. Information Agency, Lydia…

  • emFallen Eagleem
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    Fallen Eagle

    This Lorillard Tobacco Company film profiles the Sioux people of the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. According to a 1952 advertising magazine, the company featured a Native American theme to…

  • emHopi Indian Arts and Craftsem
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    Hopi Indian Arts and Crafts

    This film about Hopi arts and crafts was made with the support of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Indian Affairs and the Museum of Northern Arizona. The documentary is one…

  • Colonial Diplomacy and the Iroquois Confederacy
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    Colonial Diplomacy and the Iroquois Confederacy

    Gettysburg College Professor Timothy Shannon taught a class on Colonial-era diplomatic ties between the Iroquois Confederacy of the eastern Great Lakes region and European settlers. He…

  • emRace for Profitem
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    Race for Profit

    Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor talked about her book, Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership, in which she offers her thoughts on the undermining of…

  • Author Discussion on Race and Identity
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    Author Discussion on Race and Identity

    Kendra Allen, author of When You Learn the Alphabet, and and Jennine Cap Crucet, author of My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education, talked about their books on race…

  • emHow We Fight for Our Livesem
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    How We Fight for Our Lives

    Saeed Jones, author of How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir, talked about his book in which he shared his thoughts on gender and identity.

  • emThink Blackem
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    Think Black

    Clyde Ford talked about his book, Think Black: A Memoir of Sacrifice, Success, and Self-Loathing in Corporate America, in which he recalled the challenges his father John Stanley Ford faced…

  • President Trump Native American Executive Order
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    Executive Order Signing on Missing and Murdered Native Americans

    President Trump signed an executive order establishing a task force to address violence against missing and murdered Native American women and children. The signing comes after Attorney…

  • emDiversity Incem
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    Diversity Inc.

    New York University Journalism Professor Pamela Newkirk talked about her book, Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business, in which she examined whether diversity…

  • Washington Journal Michael Kruse Discusses Pete Buttigieg  Campaign 2020
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    Michael Kruse on Pete Buttigieg and Campaign 2020

    Politico staff writer Michael Kruse discussed his article on how Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s status as an openly gay candidate could affect his presidential candidacy.

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    Disability rights attorney Haben Girma, a Harvard Law School graduate who has been deafblind since birth, talked about navigating through a sighted, hearing world. She is the author of…

  • Author Discussion on the Minority Contributions to America
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    Author Discussion on the Minority Contributions to America

    Carrie Gibson and Christina Proenza-Coles detailed the contributions of Hispanics and African-Americans in early America. Ms. Gibson is the author of El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story…

  • Little Rock Central High School Integration
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    Little Rock Central High School Integration

    Carlotta Walls was fourteen years old and Terrence Roberts fifteen years old when they entered Little Rock Central High School on September 23, 1957. The two members of the “Little Rock Nine” recalled their…

  • National American Latino Museum Legislation
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    National American Latino Museum Legislation

    A House Natural Resources subcommittee held a hearing on legislation to create a Smithsonian National American Latino Museum. Witnesses included Representative Jose Serrano (D-NY), who…

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