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    Discussion on Critical Race Theory and Victimhood

    The Heritage Foundation’s Jonathan Butcher (Splintered: Critical Race Theory and the Progressive War on Truth) and the American Enterprise Institute’s Ian Rowe (Agency ) discussed their books.…

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    White Lies

    Biographer A.J. Baime recalled the life of civil rights activist Walter F. White, who was the executive secretary of the NAACP in the mid-1900s as well as a reporter who “passed” as white…

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    A House Built by Slaves

    Author Jonathan White talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s White House invitations to African Americans, and the impact of those meetings on race relations. Among those who received…

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    Revolution in Our Time

    Young adult author Kekla Magoon provided a history of the Black Panther Party and its impact on the civil rights movement. This was a virtual event hosted by Northshire Bookstore in…

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    Authors Eddie Glaude and Jon Meacham

    Authors Eddie Glaude (Begin Again) and Jon Meacham (His Truth Is Marching On) talked about the legacies of author James Baldwin and civil rights leader and former Representative John Lewis…

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    Sailing to Freedom

    Author Timothy Walker talked about the maritime side of the Underground Railroad, including the impact of African Americans' paid and unpaid waterfront labor. The Nantucket Historical…

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    Civil Rights Queen

    Harvard University professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin looked back at the life of attorney Constance Baker Motley, the first Black woman to argue a case in front of the Supreme Court as well as the…

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    Q&A with Kostya Kennedy

    Former Sports Illustrated senior writer Kostya Kennedy, author of “True: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson,” talked about the life and career of Jackie Robinson, the Brooklyn Dodgers player who…

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    Remembering Emmett Till

    Author Dave Tell gave several accounts of the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till and how this history is remembered and commemorated in the South. This talk was part of the University of Mary Washington’s in…

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    President Biden Signs Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act

    President Biden signed the Emmitt Till Anti-Lynching Act into law, making lynching a federal hate crime, during a ceremony at the White House. The bill, named for 14-year-old Emmett Till,…

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    Vice President Harris Remarks in Selma, Alabama

    Vice President Harris made remarks at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, to commemorate the 57th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. She was joined by Representative Terri Sewell (D-AL)…

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    Righteous Troublemakers

    Rev. Al Sharpton profiled lesser-known civil rights activists and how they impacted the movement. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.

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    House Majority Whip Clyburn Testifies on the African American National Hymn

    House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) testified at a House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution hearing on his proposed legislation, H.R. 301, which would designate the song “Lift Every Voice and…

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    President Biden Speaks at Black History Month Celebration

    President Biden, first lady Jill Biden, and Vice President Kamala Harris spoke at a celebrated Black History Month at the White House.

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    African American Women in Arts and Literature

    St. Joseph’s University professor Katherine Sibley taught a class about African American women who were writers and artists during the early Civil Rights era. She described the…

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    On Juneteenth

    On June 19, 1865, Union Major General Gordon Granger announced the end of legalized slavery in Texas. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed explained the significance of Juneteenth…

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    Lincoln and African Americans

    Historians discussed President Abraham Lincoln’s views and policies on race and examined letters and petitions written by African Americans to the 16th president. This program was part of the…

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    Matthew Spalding and Peter Wood on the 1619 Project

    Matthew Spalding ("The 1776 Report"), executive director of former President Trump’s 1776 Commission, and Peter Wood (1620: A Critical Response to the 1619 Project) examined the 1619 Project,…

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    My Vanishing Country

    Former Charleston, South Carolina Mayor Joseph Riley taught a course at The Citadel military college looking at why a new African American history museum is being built in the city. He was…

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    The Black Church

    Historian and Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates provided a history of religion and the importance of the church in Black communities. This was a virtual event hosted by the Gilder Lehrman…

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