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    Civil Rights, Racism and Hate Crimes

    Civil rights leaders at a news conference at the National Press Club urged President-elect Donald Trump to denounce acts of hate in the U.S. Speakers included representatives from the…

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    President Obama's Civil Rights Legacy

    A panel of historians, authors and academics look at civil rights in the age of Obama and what’s ahead for the next administration. This was part of a recent conference on Race and Justice in the Age of Obama at the…

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    School Segregation

    Nikole Hannah-Jones talked about the way racial segregation in housing and schools had been maintained through official action and policy. She spoke with Professor Keith Gessen. “Writing Segregation…

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    World War II and Civil Rights

    Professor Jill Ogline Titus taught a class on World War II and its impact on civil rights. She talked about racial conflicts over housing, voting rights, and integrating work places and the…

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    16th St. Baptist Church

    The Reverend Arthur Price talked about the history of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He focused on activities of the civil rights movement and the Sunday, September 15, 1963, bombing of the church that…

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    Open Phones with Representative John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

    Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and Andrew Aydin, Representative Lewis' digital director and policy adviser, talked about their book, March: Book Three, and responded viewer comments and…

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    Open Phones with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor talked about her book From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation and responded to viewer comments and questions. She was interviewed while at the 16th annual…

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    My Father and Atticus Finch

    Joseph Beck talked about his book, My Father and Atticus Finch: A Lawyer’s Fight for Justice in 1930s Alabama. He spoke at the 28th annual Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.

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    Blood at the Root and Hanging Bridge

    Patrick Phillips, author of Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America and Jason Ward, author of Hanging Bridge: Racial Violence and America’s Civil Rights Century, discuss their…

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    The JFK Tapes: Desegregation

    On October 1, 1962, James Meredith became the first African American to become a student at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. President John F. Kennedy’s phone calls about the…

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    Undoing Plessy

    Gordon Andrews talked about his book Undoing Plessy: Charles Hamilton Houston, Race, Labor, and the Law, 1895-1950, in which he chronicles the life of attorney Charles Hamilton Huston and the role he played…

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    Civil Rights and Korematsu v. United States

    Law professor Lorraine Bannai talks about her book, Enduring Conviction: Fred Korematsu and His Quest for Justice, in which she discusses her role in the overturning of the landmark Supreme Court Case…

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    Civil and Human Rights

    Scholars and activists talked about civil and human rights. It was the first in a series of conversations around the nation on rights and justice hosted by the National Archvies. “Civil Rights: Then and Now,” was…

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    Latinos and the Civil Rights Movement

    Professor Oliver Rosales talked about Latinos, the Delano grape strike of the mid-1960s, and their place in the larger Civil Rights movement of the period. Professor Rosales shared his…

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    Panel Discussion on Civil Rights

    Authors Patricia Michelle Boyett, Trent Brown, Sally Palmer Thomason, and Martha Wyatt-Rossignol talked about their books about civil rights history. “Civil Rights History II” was a panel…

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    The March on Washington

    This 1963 film is a U.S. Information Agency report for overseas audiences on the March on Washington. The documentary begins with marchers walking to the Lincoln Memorial, shows portions of…

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    Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County

    Kristen Green spoke about her book, Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle. She spoke from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction Pavilion…

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    Bus Ride to Justice

    Fred Gray talked about his book, Bus Ride to Justice: Changing the System by the system, the Life and Works of Fred Gray, about his role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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    Former President Jimmy Carter on Civil Rights

    Former President Jimmy Carter talked about civil and human rights with Derreck Kayongo, a former Ugandan war refugee. This was part of the first “National Conversation on Civil Rights and Individual…

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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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