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  • emBlack Culture and the New Dealem
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    Black Culture and the New Deal

    Lauren Sklaroff talked about her book Black Culture and the New Deal: The Quest for Civil Rights in the Roosevelt Era (University of North Carolina Press, 2009). In her book she examines New Deal…

    667 views
  • State of Publishing for Black Writers
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    State of Publishing for Black Writers

    From the 2018 National Black Writers Conference, authors discussed the state of publishing for black writers.

    243 views
  • Tour of Black Classic Press
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    Tour of Black Classic Press

    BookTV visits Black Classic Press and talks to its founder and director Paul Coates.

    534 views
  • Thurgood Marshalls Letter to the NAACP
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    Thurgood Marshall's Letter to the NAACP

    Ryan Reft of the Library of Congress talked about one of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall’s first civil rights cases and his ideas to change the way the NAACP fought for equal rights…

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  • Washington Journal Marc Morial Discusses State of Black America Report
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    Marc Morial on the State of Black America Report

    National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial talked about the findings of the 2018 State of Black America report.

    455 views
  • National Black Writers Conference 2018 Tribute
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    National Black Writers Conference 2018 Tribute

    The 2018 National Black Writers Conference’s awards program features David Levering Lewis, Kwame Dawes, Colson Whitehead, and more.

    276 views
  • QA with Etan Thomas
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    Q&A with Etan Thomas

    Former professional basketball player and author Etan Thomas talked about his book, We Matter: Athletes and Activism, a series of interviews Mr. Thomas conducted on the interaction between…

    830 views
  • 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…

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  • African American Students and the First Amendment
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    African American Students and the First Amendment

    Harvard Law professor Randall Kennedy talked about the origins of first amendment rights for African American student protesters. He is author of the forthcoming book, From Protest to Law:…

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  • Washington Journal Valerie Wilson Discusses the Economic Inequality Gap for African Americans
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    Valerie Wilson on the Economic Inequality Gap for African Americans

    Valerie Wilson of the Economic Policy Institute discussed EPI’s new report on the economic inequality gap for African Americans, 50 years after the Kerner Commission.

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  • President Trump Remarks on White House HBCU Initiative
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    President Trump on White House HBCU Initiative

    President Trump named Johnny Taylor Jr. the chair of the President’s Board of Advisers on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Mr. Taylor is the President and CEO of the…

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  • AfricanAmerican Journalists Discuss Covering the Trump Administration
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    Covering the Trump Administration

    Several African-American women journalists, including April Ryan, Yamiche Alcindor, Nia-Malika Henderson and Darlene Superville, talked about their experiences covering the Trump…

    933 views
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    Loaded

    Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz provided a critical history of the 2nd Amendment and argues that people of color have been the victims of America’s gun culture.

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  • African Americans Discrimination and Disparities
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    African Americans, Discrimination and Disparities

    The Manhattan Institute hosted a symposium on education, economic stratification, discrimination and other disparities facing African American communities in the United States. Housing and…

    1,365 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…

    1,908 views
  • QA with Tiffany Wright
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    Q&A with Tiffany Wright

    Attorney Tiffany Wright talked about growing up in Washington, D.C., and the obstacles she overcame to become a lawyer and clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

    1,561 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.…

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  • 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.

    365 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…

    710 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.

    736 views
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