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  • emBlack is the Bodyem
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    Black is the Body

    Professor Emily Bernard talked about her book, Black Is the Body: Stories of My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine, in which she reflected on her experiences growing up black in…

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  • Creating the emWellRead Black Girl Anthologyem
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    Creating the Well-Read Black Girl Anthology

    Editor Glory Edim and contributors Mahogany Browne, Renee Watson, Veronica Chambers, Carla Bruce-Eddings, and Bsrat Mezghebe talked about the Well-Read Black Girl Anthology.

    238 views
  • National African American ReadIn Breakfast
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    National African American Read-In Breakfast

    The National African American Read-in, an event that promotes literacy during Black History Month, held a breakfast to recognize the writing of African American authors in Washington, D.C.

    215 views
  • Authors on Race in America
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    Authors on Race in America

    April Ryan, author and Washington Bureau Chief for American Urban Radio Networks, moderated an author discussion on race in America. Participating authors included Jason Reilly, Wes Lowery,…

    559 views
  • Uncovering the Legacies of Black Women
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    Uncovering the Legacies of Black Women

    Authors Blair Imani, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Bridgett Davis, and Camille Acker talked about the importance of writing about overlooked figures in American history.

    194 views
  • Angela Davis and Common at UCLA Social Justice Summit
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    Angela Davis and Common at UCLA Social Justice Summit

    UCLA’s Black Alumni Association hosted a conversation with activist and author Angela Davis and rapper Common. They shared insights from their personal experiences in activism and standing…

    423 views
  • Discussion on James Baldwins emIf Beale Street Could Talkem
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    Discussion on James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk

    Actress Ebony Obsidian, Princeton University Professor Imani Perry, and novelist Jacqueline Woodson talked about the importance of James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talk.

    417 views
  • emFor Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politicsem
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    For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics

    Political insiders Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, and Minyon Moore talked about their book, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics, in which they reflect on their…

    532 views
  • Writing For and About Black Girls
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    Writing For and About Black Girls

    Young adult authors Renee Watson, Ibi Zoboi, Rita Williams-Garcia, and Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich talk about their work.

    142 views
  • WellRead Black Girl Festival Keynote Address by Patricia Smith
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    Well-Read Black Girl Festival Keynote Address by Patricia Smith

    Glory Edim, Well-Read Black Girl founder, delivered the welcome address followed by a keynote address by poet and activist Patricia Smith. Prior to Ms. Smith, the program featured a musical…

    230 views
  • Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland and the US Part 2
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    Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland and the U.S., Part 2

    Georgetown University hosted several panel discussions marking the 50th anniversary of the civil rights movements in Northern Ireland and the shared experiences found in the parallel movement…

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  • QA with Zachary Wood
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    Q&A with Zachary Wood

    Zachary Wood, assistant editor at The Atlantic, talked about his book, Uncensored: My Life and Uncomfortable Conversations at the Intersection of Black and White America.

    1,570 views
  • emWhat It Means to Be Daddyem
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    What It Means to Be Daddy

    In her book, What It Means to Be Daddy, author Jennifer Hamer examined the stereotypical role of the father and the psychological effects it has on black men who don’t meet the preconceived standard.…

    93 views
  • Police Shootings of Unarmed Black Men
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    Police Shootings of Unarmed Black Men

    The Brookings Institution hosted a discussion on the use of excessive and deadly force by police against unarmed black men. They discussed the legal frameworks that apply to the decisions made by…

    362 views
  • President Trump Praises Arrest of Mail Bombs Suspect Calls Acts Despicable
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    President Trump Remarks at Black Leadership Summit

    President Trump delivered remarks at the Young Black Leadership Summit in the East Room of the White House. The president began his remarks by addressing the arrest of a suspect in the suspicious packages case, in which mail…

    3,248 views
  • Washington Journal Derrick Johnson Discusses NAACPs Role in Campaign 2018
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    Derrick Johnson on NAACP's Role in Campaign 2018

    Derrick Johnson talked about the NAACP’s efforts to increase African-American turnout in the 2018 midterm elections.

    1,681 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments from black voters on the 2018 midterm elections.

    752 views
  • emAs Black as Resistanceem
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    As Black as Resistance

    William Anderson discussed his book, As Black as Resistance: Finding the Conditions for Liberation, at the Baltimore Book Festival’s Radical Bookfair Pavilion.

    204 views
  • emNo Ashes in the Fireem
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    No Ashes in the Fire

    CASSIUS editor-at-large Darnell Moore spoke with panelists about his memoir, No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America, in which he detailed his life and journey to…

    577 views
  • emSpeaking Truth to Powerem
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    Speaking Truth to Power

    Professor Anita Hill talked about her book, Speaking Truth to Power, published by Doubleday. The title of the book refers to her attempt in 1991 to convince the Senate Judiciary Committee that she was…

    1,275 views
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