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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    140 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.

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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…

    570 views
  • 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:…

    118 views
  • 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…

    3,447 views
  • 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…

    639 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.

    888 views
  • 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…

    1,005 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…

    1,703 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.

    1,483 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.…

    1,854 views
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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.

    344 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…

    700 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.

    714 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…

    579 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…

    1,692 views
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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…

    312 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…

    7,393 views
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