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  • African American Ministers and Politics
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    African American Ministers and Politics

    Professor Randal Jelks talked about the role of African American ministers in politics. He described church boards and programs as ways community members gained experience running for…

    296 views
  • Steve Bannon Addresses Minority Entrepreneurs Conference
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    Steve Bannon Remarks at Minority Entrepreneurs Conference

    Steve Bannon was a keynote speaker at a fundraiser for minority business development. He talked about the need for access to capital for minority entrepreneurs and eliminating unfair competition.…

    1,445 views
  • emThursday Night Lightsem
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    Thursday Night Lights

    Michael Hurd talked about his book, Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas. He spoke at the 2017 Texas Book Festival in Austin.

    257 views
  • Racism in America
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    Racism in America

    Georgetown University hosted a panel discussion with religious leaders, civil rights activists, and academic scholars on racism in America. Speakers included Representative John Lewis…

    682 views
  • Newsmakers with Derrick Johnson
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    Newsmakers with Derrick Johnson

    Derrick Johnson, the new NAACP president, talked about the direction he wants the organization to take. He has said he wants the NAACP to become more politicalls involved. Other topics included…

    646 views
  • Washington Journal Peniel Joseph Discusses Effectiveness of NFL Protests
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    Peniel Joseph on the Effectiveness of NFL Protests

    Professor Peniel Joseph talked aobut the impact and message of the protests by NFL players during the national anthem to raise awareness about police brutality and racial injustice.

    588 views
  • Abraham Lincoln John Quincy Adams and Slavery
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    Abraham Lincoln, John Quincy Adams, and Slavery

    Fred Kaplan outlined how the sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams, and the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, confronted the political dilemmas of slavery from colonization…

    459 views
  • Little Rock Central High School Tour
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    Little Rock Central High School Tour

    Spirit Trickey, a National Park Service ranger, gave a tour of Little Rock Central High School, a national historic site. Her mother, Minnijean Brown, was one of “The Little Rock Nine,” the…

    1,464 views
  • emTurn Away Thy Sonem
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    Turn Away Thy Son

    Betsy Jacoway talked about her book, Turn Away Thy Son: Little Rock, the Crisis that Shocked a Nation, published by Free Press. Ms. Jacoway, a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, recounted the integration…

    293 views
  • Congressional Black Caucus Holds Town Hall on Civil Rights
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    Congressional Black Caucus Town Hall on Civil Rights

    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosted a civil rights town hall as part of its 47th annual legislative conference. Several Congressional Black Caucus members spoke, including…

    6,976 views
  • emFalse Black Powerem
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    False Black Power?

    Jason Riley talked about his book False Black Power?, in which he argues that political capital for blacks has been a disadvantage for the race in terms of economic upward mobility.

    1,433 views
  • 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…

    6,771 views
  • emPolicing the Black Manem
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    Policing the Black Man

    Professor Angela Davis talked about her book Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment, in which she explores the U.S. criminal justice system’s impact on African…

    1,180 views
  • Paul Butler Discusses emChokeholdem
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    Q&A with Paul Butler

    Professor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American criminal justice system and its impact on African-American men.

    1,617 views
  • Unbound Book Festival Panel Examines Life of James Baldwin
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    Panel Discussion on James Baldwin

    Panelists talked about the life and work of author James Baldwin. They spoke at the Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, Missouri.

    589 views
  • emBuck v Davisem Oral Argument
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    Buck v. Davis Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Buck v. Davis, docket number 15-8049. The case concerns whether Duane Buck can appeal his death penalty sentence based on testimony by a witness called by…

    1,847 views
  • emTalking Back Talking Blackem
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    Talking Back, Talking Black

    Professor John McWhorter talked about his book Talking Back, Talking Black: Truths About America’s Lingua Franca, in which he examines the controversies around and perceptions of “sounding…

    2,016 views
  • Washington Journal Jason Riley Discusses emFalse Black Powerem
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    Jason Riley on False Black Power

    Author Jason Riley talked about his book, False Black Power, and his view that “black political power” had failed to produce significant results for African Americans.

    2,420 views
  • Corey Fields Discusses emBlack Elephants in the Roomem
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    Open Phones with Corey Fields

    Corey Fields, author of Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans, talked about his book and responded to viewer comments on African Americans and…

    543 views
  • Panelists Discuss Future of HBCUs
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    Historically Black Colleges and Universities

    Panelists representing nonprofits and educators talked about the future of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). White House officials and staffers were among the audience…

    381 views
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