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  • 1919 Elaine Arkansas Massacre
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    1919 Elaine, Arkansas, Massacre

    This was a discussion about the racially motivated 1919 Elaine, Arkansas massacre. Panelists contributed to the book, The Elaine Massacre and Arkansas: A Century of Atrocity and Resistance,…

  • Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu Discusses Removal of Confederate Statues
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    In the Shadow of Statues

    Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu talked about his book, In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History, on his decision to remove four Confederate statues from city…

  • emHow We Fight White Supremacyem
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    How We Fight White Supremacy

    Colorlines editors Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin talked about their book, How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance, in which they explored structural racism and how…

  • Escaped Slaves in Detroit
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    Escaped Slaves in Detroit

    The first race riots in Detroit happened in 1833. Those riots were sparked by the imprisonment of Thornton and Rutha Blackburn, an African American couple who had escaped from slavery. Historian and tour…

  • emWhose Detroitem
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    Whose Detroit?

    In her book Whose Detroit?, Heather Ann Thompson examined the racial and political tensions that plagued Detroit for much of the 20th century and how these continued tensions led to an uprising in 1967.…

  • After Words with Jennifer Eberhardt
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    After Words with Jennifer Eberhardt

    Stanford University Professor Jennifer Eberhardt talked about her book, Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do, in which she offered her insights on…

  • emMalawis Sistersem
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    Malawi's Sisters

    Melanie Hatter, author of Malawi’s Sisters, talked about race and crime in America.

  • emWaiting  Til The Midnight Hourem
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    Waiting 'Til The Midnight Hour

    Peniel Joseph talked about his book Waiting 'Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America, published by Holt. His book chronicles the history of the black power movement…

  • DeRay McKesson at emThe Atlanticem Ideas Festival
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    DeRay McKesson at The Atlantic Ideas Festival

    In this portion of The Atlantic Festival, activist and author DeRay McKesson talked about racism in America and his work with the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • Unite the Right Marks Anniversary of Charlottesville Protest
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    Anniversary of Charlottesville Protest

    Jason Kessler, organizer of the “Unite the Right 2 ” rally, spoke to attendees of an event to mark the anniversary of the group’s first rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Several of his supporters…

  • Muslim Public Affairs Council Race and Nationalism
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    Muslim Public Affairs Council, Race and Nationalism

    Civil rights attorney Constance Rice and Sammy Rangel, the former head of a white supremacists group and executive director of “Life After Hate,” talked about race and nationalism. This…

  • emStamped from the Beginningem
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    Stamped from the Beginning

    Ibram Kendi talked about his book Stamped from the Beginning, in which he examines the history of racist ideas in America. He spoke with Andy Shallal, founder of Busboys and Poets.

  • emTurn Away Thy Sonem
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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…

  • emInvisible No Moreem
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    Invisible No More

    Andrea Ritchie talked about her book Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color, in which she provides her thoughts on how women of color are affected by…

  • emKu Klux Klanem
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    Ku Klux Klan

    Ku Klux Klan: The Invisible Empire is a CBS Reports documentary from 1965 that traces the history of the Ku Klux Klan from its 1915 resurgence, inspired by the silent film Birth of a…

  • Pamela Wood on Confederate Monuments in Maryland
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    Pamela Wood on Confederate Monuments in Maryland

    Pamela Wood spoke via Skype about the debate over Confederate monuments in Maryland.

  • President Trump Criticizes Dishonest Media Defends Charlottesville Remarks at Rally in Phoenix
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    President Trump Rally in Phoenix, Arizona

    Speaking to a large crowd of supporters at a rally in Phoenix, President Trump strongly defended his responses following the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. He blamed the media for…

  • Washington Journal Debate on Removal of Confederate Monuments
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    Open Phones on Removal of Confederate Statues

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the removal of Confederate statues and monuments.

  • Steve Contorno on Confederate Monuments in Florida
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    Steve Contorno on Confederate Monuments in Florida

    Steve Contorno spoke via Skype about the debate over the removal of Confederate monuments in Florida.

  • Ryan Poe on Confederate Monuments in Tennessee
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    Ryan Poe on Confederate Monuments in Tennessee

    Ryan Poe spoke via Skype about the debate over Confederate monuments in Tennessee.

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