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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Commission on Civil Rights Meeting

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held its August 2016 meeting, during which members discussed and voted on statements on a number of civil rights matters, including a recent settlement…

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    George Wallace, Segregation and Politics

    Historians Dan Carter, Glenn Eskew, and Angela Lewis talked about the life and legacy of segregationist Alabama Governor George Wallace. When George Wallace was governor of Alabama during…

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    Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. The case concerns the consideration of race as a factor in the undergraduate admissions process.…

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    Q&A with Aviva Kempner

    Aviva Kempner talked about her documentary Rosenwald, about the life of American businessman and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald.

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    50th Anniversary of "March on Ballot Boxes" Speech

    The town of Kingstree, South Carolina, hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “March on Ballot Boxes” speech. On May 8, 1966, Martin Luther King, Jr.…

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    African Americans and Civil Rights

    Historians and activists reflected on the historical arc of the civil rights movement. This discussion was part of a three-day conference called “The Future of the African American Past.”…

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    Nashville's Civil Rights Movement

    Andrea Blackman gave a tour of the Civil Rights Room at the Nashville Public Library. She used historic images and videos to talk about the civil rights movement in Nashville, and spoke about why the city…

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    50th Anniversary of the Black Power Movement

    Peniel Joseph, with the University of Texas-Austin, discusses the rise of the Black Power movement in the 1960s and 1970s and the influence of civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael.

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    Freedom Summer School

    Irene Williams talked about her experiences at the Freedom Summer School program and how that summer changed her life. During the summer of 1964, when Ms. Williams turned 10 years old, volunteers from around…

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    University of Southern Mississippi Civil Rights Collection

    Jennifer Brannock showed items from the University of Southern Mississippi’s Civil Rights Collection. She displayed letters, photographs, and objects that document the Civil Rights movement in Mississippi…

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    Civil Rights Activist Vernon Dahmer

    Vernon Dahmer, Jr., and Ellie Dahmer talked about the life of slain civil rights activist Vernon Dahmer. They shared the story of the night their home was attacked by members of the Ku Klux Klan in January 1966 and…

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    The Press and Race

    David Davies talked about his book, The Press and Race: Mississippi Journalists Confront the Movement, about how Mississippi reporters and editors both covered and affected the civil rights movement in their…

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    2016 Elie Wiesel Award Ceremony

    Representative John Lewis (R-GA) delivered the keynote remarks at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s annual fundraising dinner as he was presented the 2016 Elie Wiesel Award for his moral and…

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