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    Poverty and Rebuilding Communities

    Community activists and journalists talked about the challenges of poverty, gang violence, and drug addiction in low-income communities. Among the panelists were NFL Hall of Famer Deion…

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    U.S. Incarceration Rates

    Panelists talked about a National Academy of Sciences report on the origins and effects of growing incarceration rates in the U.S. According to the report, the increase in incarceration…

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    Prospects for Black America, Restoring the Family

    Panelists discussed ways of maintaining family cohesiveness in the African-American community. Topics included innovative social structures such as those which could serve as teachers for youth who have no fathers. John…

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    Censorship and Political Correctness Panel

    The members of the panel discussed controversies about books in which they had been involved and other incidents about political correctness issues. William Styron is the author of The Confessions of Nat…

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    Race and Inequality

    Professor Darity moderated a discussion of racial inequality after each of the panelists made a presentation, some with slides. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. “Understanding…

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    The Anatomy of Racial Inequality

    Professor Loury talked about his book, The Anatomy of Racial Inequality, published by Harvard University Press. In it, he writes about the depressed conditions of much of black society…

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    Reparations for Slavery

    As part of an annual debate program, participants debated whether the U.S should pay reparations for slavery. Among the issues they addressed were the current state of race relations, the…

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    African-Americans in the Legal Profession

    Scholars talked about African-American participation in the legal profession and what the black community should expect from black lawyers. Following their remarks they answered questions…

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    The Moral Poverty of the Welfare Debate

    Mr. Loury talked about the economics of welfare and how social policy addressed moral issues associated with poverty. He said that legislation was often directed at influencing parental…

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    Boston Urban Issues

    Professors Loury and Ogletree talked about urban issues in Boston and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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    Racial Equality

    Professor Loury discussed racial and social equality and how to achieve them. He believes there are no politically feasible racially-based solutions to the problems of the black poor. He…

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    Political Legacy of the New Deal

    The panelists discussed the importance of the New Deal in postwar U.S. politics through the continuing debate over programs such as social security and welfare. Following their prepared…

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    Equal Opportunity Act of 1995

    Committee members heard testimony from other members of Congress, legal scholars and public interest advocates concerning the Equal Opportunity Act of 1995. The legislation would end…

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    Washington Monday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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    Affirmative Action Review

    The subcommittee reviewed federal affirmative action policies for the first time and could propose legislation to reform the existing rules. Witnesses testified about race and sex…

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    Welfare Reform

    Committee members heard testimony on illegitimacy and its connection to welfare. Witnesses summarized historical changes in rates of illegitimacy and the role it has played in the growth of…

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    Self-Censorship in Public Discourse

    Boston University Economics Professor Glenn Loury speaks beforethe American Enterprise Institute’s Bradley Lecture Series. Mr.Loury is a member of the Institute’s Council of Academic Advisers andserves…

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    Civil Rights Act of 1990, Part 2

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    Conservative Principles of Martin Luther King

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    Blacks and the Constitution

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