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  • emVanguardem
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    Vanguard

    Johns Hopkins University history professor Martha Jones explored the efforts by Black women to win their right to vote. This was a virtual event hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge,…

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  • emWe Are Worth Fighting Forem
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    We Are Worth Fighting For

    Howard University Afro-American Studies Professor Joshua Myers provided a history of the 1989 Howard University student protest, which closed the operations of the school for three days in…

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  • emOur Time is Nowem
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    Our Time is Now

    Stacey Abrams, 2018 Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia, discussed her blueprint to end voter suppression. This virtual event was sponsored by Sixth and I, a center for arts,…

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    Say It Louder

    Political analyst Tiffany Cross offered her thoughts on the power of the black vote. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club in San Franciscio.

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  • 1919 Red Summer and Racial Unrest
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    1919 "Red Summer" and Racial Unrest

    Journalist and author Cameron McWhirter and historian Saje Mathieu discussed what is known as the “Red Summer” of 1919, a months-long period of racial unrest and violence against African…

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  • Life and Career of Shirley Chisholm
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    Life and Career of Shirley Chisholm

    Former Congresswoman Chisholm talked about her career as a politician, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and a fighter for civil rights. She was a candidate for the Democratic…

    2,149 views
  • The World I Never Made
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    The World I Never Made

    James Baldwin talked about the civil rights movement, the mistaken worship of innocence and immaturity, the interdependent connections of the world, the U.S. guilt from taking Native…

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  • Washington Journal Hasan Kwame Jeffries Discusses the 2020 March on Washington  Racial Unrest
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    Hasan Kwame Jeffries on the 2020 March on Washington and Racial Unrest

    Ohio State University history professor Hasan Kwame Jeffries discussed yesterday’s March on Washington and racial unrest.

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  • Legacies of Racial Violence
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    Legacies of Racial Violence

    Geoff Ward talked about the legacies of racial violence in America, particularly during the Jim Crow era. He is a professor of African and African American Studies at Washington University…

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  • Author Discussion on the Black Lives Matter Movement
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    Author Discussion on the Black Lives Matter Movement

    Authors Elizabeth Hinton, Robin Kelley, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, and Cornell West discussed the Black Lives Matter movement and next steps for the movement.

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

    African American viewers expressed their thoughts on the state of civil rights in the U.S. This topic came amid the previous-day “Get Your Knee Off Our Necks” rally and march. The event was held at the…

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 2

    African American viewers expressed their thoughts on the state of civil rights in the U.S. This topic came amid the previous-day “Get Your Knee Off Our Necks” rally and march. The event was held at the…

    797 views
  • Washington Journal Vernon Robinson Discusses the 2020 March on Washington  Racial Unrest
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    Vernon Robinson on the 2020 March on Washington and Racial Unrest

    Conservative activist and former U.S. Air Force Captain Vernon Robinson discussed his book and yesterday’s March on Washington amid continued racial unrest.

    690 views
  • African American Soldiers and PostWorld War I Activism
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    African American Soldiers and Post-World War I Activism

    Chad Williams is the author of Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era. He talked about the post-war activism of these soldiers, explaining how after fighting for…

    223 views
  • After Words with Wil Haygood
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    After Words with Wil Haygood

    Wil Haygood talked about his biography Sweet Thunder: The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson (Knopf; October 13, 2009). Born Walker Smith, Jr., the future title-holder spent his formative years in Harlem and mixed his…

    474 views
  • emKing of the Cats  The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell Jrem
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    King of the Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

    Wil Haygood talked about the paperback reissue of his book King of the Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., first published in 1993 by Houghton Mifflin Company. In the book, Mr.…

    900 views
  • Washington Journal Derrick Johnson Discusses Black Voters  Campaign 2020
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    Derrick Johnson on Black Voters and Campaign 2020

    NAACP president and CEO Derrick Johnson talked about Black voters and issues most important in campaign 2020.

    262 views
  • Toni Morrison Nobel Laureate Dies at 88
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    In Depth with Toni Morrison

    Professor Toni Morrison won a Pulitzer Prize and was the first black American woman to win a Nobel Prize in Literature. She is a professor of humanities at Princeton University. She…

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  • Washington Journal Nadia Brown Discusses Black Women  Campaign 2020
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    Nadia Brown on Black Women and Campaign 2020

    Purdue University associate professor of political science and African American studies Nadia Brown discusses Senator Kamala Harris’s (D-CA) VP nomination and the growing power of black…

    620 views
  • Rosa Parks and Civil Rights Activism
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    Rosa Parks and Civil Rights Activism

    Civil rights pioneers Fred Gray and Representative John Lewis (D-GA) talked about Rosa Parks and her long history of civil rights activism. They highlighted her influence in igniting boycotts and…

    705 views
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