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  • President Trump Delivers Remarks at African American History Month Reception
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    President Trump Remarks at African American History Reception

    President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump hosted a White House reception to mark African American History Month. Surgeon General Jerome Adams also delivered remarks.

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  • emThe Black Power Mixtape 19671975em
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    The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

    Danny Glover, Kathleen Cleaver, and Brian Jones talked about the Black Power Movement and key participants like Stokley Carmichael, Angela Davis, Eldridge Cleaver, Bobby Seale, and Huey P.…

    750 views
  • Vice President Pence Delivers Remarks at African American History Museum
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    Vice President Pence Remarks at African American History Museum

    Vice President Pence spoke at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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  • Recollections of a Tuskegee Airman
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    Recollections of a Tuskegee Airman

    Jeremy Paul Amick, author of Together As One: Legacy of James Shipley, World War II Tuskegee Airman, joined the subject of his book, now a 94-year-old veteran, to talk about his wartime…

    241 views
  • History of the Slave Trade
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    History of the Slave Trade

    Settled in 1639, Newport, Rhode Island, was the largest slave trade port in North America. Keith Stokes, vice president of the 1696 Heritage Group and a descendant of slaves in Newport, talked about the life…

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  • Slavery at Presidential Plantations
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    Slavery at Presidential Plantations

    Historians and university leaders discussed free speech and academic freedom on college campuses, and the responsibility of administrators, faculty and students when sharing ideas. They…

    530 views
  • Newly Discovered Black History Photographs
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    Newly Discovered Black History Photographs

    New York Times photo editor Darcy Eveleigh and journalist Rachel Swarns talked about their book Unseen: Unpublished Black History from the New York Times Photo Archives. They shared several…

    272 views
  • Slavery and Freedom Exhibit
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    Slavery and Freedom Exhibit

    Museum specialist and co-curator Mary Elliott gave a tour of the “Slavery & Freedom: 1400-1877” exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

    378 views
  • emThe Dawn of Detroitem
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    The Dawn of Detroit

    Professor Tiya Miles talked about her book The Dawn of Detroit, in which she examines the role that slavery played in the early history of Detroit.

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  • emStorming the Heavensem and emThe Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Pressem
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    Storming the Heavens and The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

    Professor Gerald Horne talked about two books on the history of the African American struggle for civil rights. In Storming the Heavens, he describes the early efforts by African Americans…

    542 views
  • Jeffrey Stewart and MaryLouise Patterson Discuss Harlem Renaissance Writers
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    Great Minds of the Harlem Renaissance

    Jeffrey Stewart and MaryLouise Patterson talked about Harlem Renaissance writers Alain Locke and Langston Hughes.

    488 views
  • Race Suffrage and the 15th Amendment
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    Race, Suffrage, and the 15th Amendment

    Professor Michael Klarman talked about what he sees as the flaws of the 15th Amendment and the exploitation and suppression of African American voters by both the Republican and Democratic Parties.…

    385 views
  • Buying and Selling of Slave Cadavers
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    Buying and Selling of Slave Cadavers

    Author and history professor Daina Ramey Berry discussed the practice of buying and selling of slave cadavers to medical institutions, and African American grave robbers who supplied the trade. She…

    548 views
  • emNever Caughtem
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    Never Caught

    Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar talked about her book Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge, in which she recounts the life of Ona Judge, a…

    2,175 views
  • emOn Slaverys Borderem
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    On Slavery's Border

    Diane Mutti talked about her book, On Slavery’s Border: Missouri’s Small Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865, about slavery that existed along the Missouri River, and explored slave and owner relationships…

    275 views
  • Negro Leagues Baseball
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    Negro Leagues Baseball

    Bob Kendrick, president and CEO of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, shared the history of the league in Kansas City and how the integration of Major League Baseball led to other actions in the civil rights…

    247 views
  • Slavery at Thomas Jeffersons Monticello
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    Slavery at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

    Christa Dierksheide, Gardiner Hallock, and Steve Light showed some of the renovations taking place to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation was renovating the south wing of…

    1,955 views
  • Citizenship and Race in the Mid19th Century
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    Citizenship and Race in the Mid-19th Century

    A panel discussed race and the role it played in determining citizenship in the mid-19th century. They explored the Dred Scott Supreme Court decision and Fugitive Slave Law, as well as Abraham…

    191 views
  • 1790 Congressional Debate on Slavery and Race
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    1790 Congressional Debate on Slavery and Race

    History professor Paul Polgar talks about the federal Congress' first national debate on slavery and race held in 1790. Professor Polgar argues that this discussion; which focused on…

    1,429 views
  • 1940s Black Voter Suppression
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    1940s Black Voter Suppression

    Professor Tracy Campbell talked about the 1942 Soldier Voting Act which provided absentee voting for soldiers fighting in World War II. Professor Campbell looked at states that opposed the…

    554 views
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