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  • The 14th Amendment and Race
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    The 14th Amendment and Race

    Civil rights scholars and leaders talked about the historical significance of the 14th Amendment and recent proposals to repeal it. They also responded to questions from the audience. This…

  • Race and Justice
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    Race and Justice

    Two legal experts talked about race and the justice system. Paul Butler argued that the criminal justice system is inherently flawed and punishes African-Americans and Latinos…

  • Governmental Role in Integration
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    Governmental Role in Integration

    Policymakers, civil rights advocates and scholars spoke about racially and economically integrated K-12 public schools. They focused on incentives in current and proposed federal policies,…

  • Emancipation Proclamation as a Legal Document
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    Emancipation Proclamation as a Legal Document

    A panel discussion was held on the Emancipation Proclamation as a legal document. Frank Williams talked about the legal background of President Lincoln in the years before he was elected to the presidency. Kurt Schmoke…

  • Black History and Abraham Lincoln
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    Black History and Abraham Lincoln

    Professor Franklin talked about his 50-year career teaching about Lincoln and African American history. He spoke about stripping away the baggage and sentiment surrounding Lincoln and finding the man. He…

  • Alito Supreme Court Nomination
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    Alito Supreme Court Nomination

    During the scholar’s forum “Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr.: An African-American Perspective,” a panel overview was held on the record of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito. The panelists…