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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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    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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    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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    President Biden Signs Sexual Assault and Harassment Legislation

    At a ceremony in the White House East Room, President Biden signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021. The legislation makes it…

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    Enrollment Ceremony for Bill Ending Forced Arbitration in Sexual Assault and Harassment Claims

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) enrolled H.R. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021, which amends federal law to prohibit pre-dispute…

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    Washington Football Team Work Environment

    Six former employees of the newly-named Washington Commanders testified about working for the NFL team amid accusations of harassment and widespread misconduct. They detailed their experiences and…

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    Senator Gillibrand News Conference on Sexual Assault and Harassment

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) spoke to reporters following passage of a bill that ends arbitration in sexual assault and harassment cases. She was joined by a bipartisan group of…

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    Senators on Ending Forced Arbitration for Workplace Sexual Misconduct Cases

    Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about legislation that would prohibit employers from requiring…

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    House Debate on Ending Forced Arbitration for Sexual Assault and Harrassment

    The House debated a bill that prevents employers from using forced arbitration in cases of sexual misconduct in the workplace; thereby giving employees a chance to take legal action if they…

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    President Biden Lays Wreath at Martin Luther King Crypt

    President Biden and Vice President Harris participated in a wreath-laying at the crypt of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King in Atlanta.

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    Attorney General Garland News Conference on Voting Rights

    Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a lawsuit against the state of Texas, alleging the state’s redistricting map violates section two of the Voting Rights Act by denying or abridging the…

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    Cummings v. Premier Rehab Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard the oral argument in Cummings v. Premier Rehab, a case concerning whether compensatory damages for emotional distress are included under Title VI of the Civil Rights…

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    West of Jim Crow

    Lynn Hudson talked about her book, West of Jim Crow: The Fight Against California’s Color Line. She described African Americans' quest for civil rights in California from statehood in 1850…

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Viewers commented on U.S. gymnasts' criticism of the FBI’s investigation into USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

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    Senator Cornyn on Hearing About Sexual Assault and Larry Nassar

    Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke to reporters about testimony from American Olympic gymnasts on Larry Nassar. Mr. Nassar is a former doctor for USA Gymnastics who was convicted of sexual…

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    Senator Blumenthal on Hearing About Sexual Assault and Larry Nassar

    Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) spoke to reporters about testimony from American Olympic gymnasts on Larry Nassar. Mr. Nassar is a former doctor for USA Gymnastics who was convicted of…

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    Senator Durbin on Hearing About Sexual Assault and Larry Nassar

    Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke to reporters about testimony from American Olympic gymnasts on Larry Nassar. Mr. Nassar is a former doctor for USA Gymnastics who was convicted of sexual…

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    Governor Andrew Cuomo Farewell Address

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) gave his farewell address. The governor was set to resign after the New York Attorney General Letitia James released a report detailing allegations of sexual…

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    Awakening

    Meighan Stone and Rachel Vogelstein spoke about the global impact of the #MeToo movement. Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., hosted this virtual event.

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