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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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    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 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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    African American Soldiers and World War II

    During World War II, over one million African Americans served in the armed forces. Washington Post writer DeNeen Brown and education consultant Lynn Williams discussed the challenges these soldiers…

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    Hattiesburg

    University of North Carolina history Professor William Sturkey provided a history of the Jim Crow South through the lives of Black Americans who lived in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. This was…

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    The Black Panther Party

    Author David Walker and illustrator Marcus Kwame Anderson provided an illustrated history of the Black Panther Party. This was a virtual event hosted by Freebird Books and NYC Book Through…

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    W.E.B. Du Bois and Anna Julia Cooper

    University of Mary Washington Professor Kristin Marsh discussed the scholarly contributions of civil rights activists W.E.B. Du Bois and Anna Julia Cooper, which she says were often marginalized.…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki held a briefing on news of the day. She said President Biden was closely watching the trial of Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer charged with…

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    Hood Feminism

    Mikki Kendall argued that the modern feminist movement is excluding some women, especially women of color. This virtual program was hosted by Charis Books in Decatur, Georgia.

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    Conversations with Cornel West

    Philosophy professor Teodros Kiros looked at the life and work of author Cornel West. This virtual program was hosted by the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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    Eugene Bullard, Black American Expatriate and French War Hero

    University of Georgia professor John Morrow, Jr. recounted the life story of Eugene Bullard. Bullard grew up in Georgia but, dissatisfied with the prospects for Black Americans in the Jim Crow…

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    Antebellum Social Reformer Lucretia Mott

    University of Texas at Arlington Professor Stephanie Cole taught a class on the life and work of antebellum social reformer Lucretia Mott. She was a leading advocate in a number of mid-19th century causes,…

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    CPAC Discussion on Black Community Outreach

    During this portion of the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference, panelists talked about outreach to the Black community.

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    Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee

    Brigadier General Charles McGee looked back at his military career, particularly his time with the Tuskegee Airmen - African American military pilots who served in segregated Army Air Corps…

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    President Biden Meets with Black Essential Workers

    President Biden and White House Domestic Policy Council Director Susan Rice participated in a virtual roundtable discussion with Black essential workers that included a pharmacist, grocery store director,…

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    Manhattan Project Construction Worker CJ Mitchell

    CJ Mitchell recounted his time as a construction worker in Hanford, Washington, beginning in the late 1940s. The site was used for atomic weapons production in World War II and during the Cold War. In…

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    House Coronavirus Crisis Subcommittee Briefing on Vaccines

    The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis heard from community leaders about the pandemic’s impact on communities of color and the importance of equitable distribution and…

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    House Subcommittee Hearing on Slavery Reparations

    Hilary Shelton with the NAACP in Washington, D.C., and former NFL football player Herschel Walker, and other prominent African Americans testified at a hearing on slavery reparations. The…

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    In Search of the Color Purple

    Rutgers University-Newark Professor Salamishah Tillet explored Alice Walker’s 1983 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Color Purple. This was a virtual event hosted by the Free Library of…

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