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  • Discussion on Race in America
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    Race in America

    A group of authors talked about the state of race in America and what the future of relations may be like. They discussed the August 9, 2014 Ferguson, Missouri, police shooting of Michael…

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  • emHow to be Blackem
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    How to be Black

    Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical advice on everything from “How to Be the Black Friend” to “How to Be the (Next) Black President” to…

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  • Future of Reading
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    Future of Reading

    Panelists talked about the future of reading and child literacy. Among the topics they addressed were the use of digital books, the impact of new technologies on the publishing industry,…

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  • A Conversation with Valerie Jarrett
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    A Conversation with Valerie Jarrett

    White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett was the featured speaker at the NetRoots Nation bloggers conference. She answered questions about a variety of issues, including health care, energy,…

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  • Pop Culture Politics
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    Pop Culture Politics

    Panelists talked about the “pop culture phenomenom” of 2008 election. Topics included why satirical Daily Show-type shows and Web sites have become politically influential, using celebrities to pull voters into…

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  • Keynote Address
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    Keynote Address

    As part of the first YearlyKos Convention titled, “YearlyKos: Uniting the Netroots,” Senator Boxer delivered the keynote address. Topics included criticism of the Bush administration and of…

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