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    Panel Discussion on Civil Rights and the Supreme Court

    Panelists talked about civil rights and the Supreme Court. Panelists included Adam Cohen, author of Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck,…

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    The Blood of Emmett Till

    Timothy Tyson talked about his book The Blood of Emmett Till, in which he recalls the life and death of Emmett Till, a fourteen-year old African-American, who was tortured and killed in…

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    Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County

    Kristen Green talked about her book, Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle. In the 1954 Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, the Court…

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    Criminal Justice and Civil Rights

    Criminal justice and civil rights officials reflected on their eight years of work in the Obama administration. They addressed work they believe still needs to be done, and the changes they hope…

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    Muslim Public Affairs Council Banquet, Part 2

    Actor George Takei, CNN Commentator Van Jones, and Khizr Khan, father of Purple Heart recipient Army Captain Humayun Khan, delivered keynote remarks at the banquet of the Muslim Public Affairs…

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    Privacy and Government Surveillance, Part 4

    Panelist talked about ways to counter violent extremism (CVE) efforts across the U.S. without further stigmatizing Muslims and other marginalized groups. The panelists gave presentations on the use of body…

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    Wells Fargo v. Miami Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Wells Fargo v. Miami, which was consolidated with Bank of America v. Miami. The Court would decide if the city of Miami can sue the banks under the…

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    Hunting Girls

    Professor Kelly Oliver talked about her book, Hunting Girls: Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape. She spoke at the 28th annual Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.…

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    President Obama's Legacy on Race and Justice

    A Republican presidential campaign adviser,a former faith adviser to President Obama, historian Mary Frances Berry and others talked about President Obama’s legacy during his time in office. “Obama’s Legacy:…

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    William Yeomans on Hate Crime Laws

    Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General William Yeomans talked about hate crime laws and policies in the U.S. as several jurisdictions reported a surge in such incidents following the 2016…

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    Brown v. Board of Education and the Monroe School

    Justin Sochacki gave a tour of Monroe Elementary School, one of the four formerly segregated schools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court…

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    Unsportsmanlike Conduct

    Jessica Luther talked about her book, Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape. She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 21st annual Texas Book Festival. The…

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    Religious Freedom and Civil Rights

    The Alliance Defending Freedom held a discussion on the tension between religious freedom and civil rights. Speakers included small business owners with deeply-held religious beliefs who face…

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    Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Pena-Rodriguez v.Colorado, a case balancing jury secrecy against the Sixth Amendment right to an impartial jury. The case concerns whether Miguel…

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    Violence and Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

    Sarah Brown talked about congressional action on violence and sexual assaults on college campuses.

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    Hip Hop and Civil Rights

    Hip hop artists talked about why they started rapping at a young age, saying it was to deal with racism, politics, and pain. This is a portion of a panel discussion from the Center for…

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    News Conference on Justice Department Report on the Baltimore Police Department

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake held a news conference with Vanita Gupta, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, and…

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    Governor Mike Pence News Conference

    Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) spoke to reporters about the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which he signed into law the previous week. He asked the state legislature to amend the law to…

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    Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws

    Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) talked about civil asset forfeiture laws, which allow police to seize property if they believe the assets in question are somehow connected to criminal…

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    Justice Department Response to North Carolina Lawsuit

    Attorney General Lynch spoke to reporters about North Carolina’s decision to sue the federal government in response to the Department of Justice’s ruling on the state’s House Bill 2. The…

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