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  • 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…

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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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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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.

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  • NAACP LGBTQ Town Hall
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    NAACP LGBTQ Town Hall

    African-American LGBT leaders participated in a town hall gathering called “The State of LGBT People of Color in America” as part of the NAACP’s' Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.…

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  • emThere Will Be No Miraclesem
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    There Will Be No Miracles

    Casey Gerald remarked on the path he took from his upbringing in Dallas to his education at Yale University.

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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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  • Washington Journal Marc Morial Discusses the 2018 State of Black America Report
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    Marc Morial on the 2018 State of Black America Report

    National Urban League president and CEO Marc Morial talked about the 2018 State of Black America report. He spoke via video link from Columbus, Ohio.

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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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  • 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…

    727 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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  • 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.

    693 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.

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  • 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…

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