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    Opening Day

    Jonathan Eig talked about his book Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season, published by Simon and Schuster. The author contended that Robinson was not the best player in the Negro…

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    Open Phones with Corey Fields

    Corey Fields, author of Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans, talked about his book and responded to viewer comments on African Americans and…

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    Future of the Black Lives Matter Movement

    Professor Peniel Joseph talked about the future of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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    Congressional Black Caucus White House Meeting

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, including Chair Cedric Richmond (D-LA), spoke to reporters following their meeting with President Trump. Representative Richmond said the meeting…

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    Dorothy Height Oral History Interview

    Dorothy Height talked about her life and career. Ms. Height served as president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1957 to 1998, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994. This…

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    Executive Order on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

    President Trump signed an executive order related to historically black colleges and universities.

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    Senator McCaskill on Secretary DeVos and Historically Black Colleges and Universities

    Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) called Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s statement on the origins of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) wrong and requests it be corrected. Ms. DeVos…

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    Historically Black Colleges and Universities Stakeout

    Presidents of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) spoke to reporters after President Trump signed an executive order that moves an initiative to assist these institutions…

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    We Could Not Fail

    Richard Paul and Steven Moss talked about their book, We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program, about 10 African Americans who broke the color barrier at NASA.…

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    Black Political Influence

    New America held a discussion titled “Black Politics in Trump’s America” examining strategies black leaders could use to exert pressure on elected officials and policy makers.

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    Black History Month Listening Session

    President Donald Trump spoke to reporters before a meeting to mark the first day of Black History Month with religious leaders, political analysts, and early supporters of his campaign from the…

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    Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching

    Mychal Smith talked about his book, Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching, A Young Black Man’s Education, about his life and political education as a young black man in America.

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    School Segregation

    Nikole Hannah-Jones talked about the way racial segregation in housing and schools had been maintained through official action and policy. She spoke with Professor Keith Gessen. “Writing Segregation…

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    National Action Network Pre-Inauguration Rally

    Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders led a march on issues including voting rights, criminal justice, health care and pay equity. Following the march, a rally was held near…

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    Congressional Black Caucus Ceremonial Swearing-In

    The Congressional Black Caucus held a ceremonial swearing-in to honor current and newly-elected members. Representative Cedric Richmond (D-LA) was sworn in as the new CBC chair to replace…

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    Institute of the Black World Conference, Town Hall

    Black leaders and scholars outlined ways minority groups during a Donald Trump administration can protect such civil rights as the right to vote. They spoke at the Institute of the Black…

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    Policing in America

    A member of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, a former New York City police officer, and professors from the University of Chicago and Morehouse College talked about policing and…

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    President Obama's Legacy on Race and Justice

    A Republican presidential campaign adviser,a former faith adviser to President Obama, historian Mary Frances Berry and others talked about President Obama’s legacy during his time in office. “Obama’s Legacy:…

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    16th St. Baptist Church

    The Reverend Arthur Price talked about the history of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He focused on activities of the civil rights movement and the Sunday, September 15, 1963, bombing of the church that…

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    Race News

    Fred Carroll talked about his forthcoming book, Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century, about the political and professional evolution of black journalists.…

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