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  • Confederate Monuments
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    Confederate Monuments

    A panel of historians discussed the history of Confederate monuments and their place in society. They took comments from an audience of historians on whether the monuments should remain, be…

  • Panelists Discuss Politics Race Relation and Civil Dialogue
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    Politics and Race Relations

    Washington, D.C., community members participated in a forum about politics and race relations. Political science and sociology professors as well as representatives from advocacy…

  • 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…

  • emBring the War Homeem
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    Bring the War Home

    University of Chicago history professor Kathleen Belew talked about military veterans who have joined the white power movement in America since the mid-1960s.

  • 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 on the question “What is your view on the state of race relations?”

  • Open Phones with Patrisse KhanCullors
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    Open Phones with Patrisse Khan-Cullors

    Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors took viewer phone calls about race in America at the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

  • Robert E Lee High School Race and Segregation in Tyler Texas
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    Robert E. Lee High School, Race, and Segregation in Tyler, Texas

    Lee Hancock shared the history of segregation in Tyler, Texas', Robert E. Lee High School, and desegregation. She provided insight into the role the city played in shaping the statewide and national fight…

  • President Trump Pardons Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Johnson
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    Posthumous Pardon of Boxer Jack Johnson

    President Trump posthumously pardoned boxer Jack Johnson in a ceremony in the Oval Office. The first black heavyweight boxing champion was convicted in 1913 of violating the Mann Act for…

  • Race and Baseball in America
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    Race and Baseball in America

    University of Illinois history professor Adrian Burgos talks about the history of race and baseball in America in this interview recorded at the American Historical Association annual…

  • 1850 Fugitive Slave Law and 1960s Racial Unrest
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    1850 Fugitive Slave Law and 1960s Racial Unrest

    Authors Richard Blackett and Peter Levy discussed their respective books, one on the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law and the other on the racial unrests during the 1960s. They talked about the…

  • emIn the Shadow of Statuesem
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    In the Shadow of Statues

    New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu weighed in on his decision to remove four Confederate statues from city grounds in 2017.

  • emEverything You Love Will Burnem
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    Everything You Love Will Burn

    Investigative journalist Vegas Tenold reported on white nationalism in America.

  • Kathleen Cleaver and Peniel Joseph on Civil Rights and Race Relations in 1968
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    Kathleen Cleaver and Peniel Joseph on Civil Rights and Race Relations in 1968

    Historians Peniel Joseph and Professor Kathleen Cleaver talked about civil rights and race relations as part of C-SPAN’s series “1968: America in Turmoil.” Professor Cleaver is a former Black…

  • Ford Foundation Hosts Conference on Diversity in the Media
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    Race Relations and Media Diversity

    The Ford Foundation hosted a conference at the Charles Wright Museum of African-American History in Detroit on the state of race relations and the media, with a focus on the 1968 Kerner…

  • Washington Journal Kirsten West Savali Discusses Race  Police Shootings
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    Kirsten West Savali on Race and Police Shootings

    Kirsten West Savali of the talked about the recent acquittal of two Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officers involved in the 2016 death of Alton Sterling and the recent fatal…

  • Panel Discussion on Immigration and Race Relations
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    Panel Discussion on Immigration and Race Relations

    Authors Todd Miller, Sheryll Cashin, and Sasha Polakow-Suransky talked about their respective books dealing with topics that include immigration and race relations: Storming the Wall:…

  • Race Class and Politics in Modern Atlanta
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    Race, Class, and Politics in Modern Atlanta

    Georgia State University Professor Maurice Hobson talked about his book, The Legend of the Black Mecca: Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta, in which he looks at the history of…

  • emThis Will Be My Undoingem
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    This Will Be My Undoing

    Catapult contributing editor Morgan Jerkins shared her thoughts on race and gender. She is in conversation with Chicago Tribune columnist Britt Julious.

  • Panelists Discuss Influence of Politics on Race Relations
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    Politics and Race Relations

    A panel of academics talked about the impact of public policy on race relations in the U.S. More specifically the discussion focused on the question of whether the solidarity of African…

  • April Ryan Moderates Forum 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 a panel discussion on race in America.

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