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    Diversity in Law Enforcement

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke to Howard University students about community partnerships and policing. She reiterated that it was important to use recent tragedies involving police to open up…

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    Howard University Commencement Address

    President Obama delivered the first of his 2016 commencement addresses to the graduating class of the historically black college of Howard University after receiving an honorary doctor of…

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    Howard University Commencement Address

    President Lyndon B. Johnson gave the commencement address to the 1965 graduating class of Howard University. In the speech, which was delivered two months before he signed the Voting Rights…

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    African Americans and Law Enforcement

    Howard University hosted an event on the killing of unarmed African Americans by law enforcement. Benjamin Crump gave a keynote address. Mr. Crump, an attorney, has represented the families…

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    Eric Holder on Civil Rights

    Attorney General Eric Holder was the featured speaker at an event commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964. He talked about the…

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    Howard University Commencement Address

    Bill Clinton gave the commencement address to the 2013 graduating class of Howard University.

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    Senator Rand Paul at Howard University

    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke to students at Howard University about Republican Party’s outreach efforts to young people and minorities. He detailed the party’s historical opposition to…

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    U.S. Africa Command

    General Carter Ham talked about the U.S. military role and mission in Africa, as well as the U.S. security challenges and counterterrorism efforts in the region. He responded to questions…

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    Youth Vote in 2012

    Panelists discussed the African American and youth vote in the 2012 election. Topics included issues that were relevant to the African American population, importance of the youth vote, and…

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    Howard University Commencement Address

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan gave the commencement address to the 2012 graduating class of Howard University.

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    Blacks and the Civil War

    Professor Edna Medford teaches a course on African-American history at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The day’s lecture focused on the meaning of the Civil War to African Americans. Topics…

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    Howard University Commencement Address

    Marc Morial gave the address to the graduating students of Howard University.

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    Maroonage

    Professor Greg Carr, chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies, presented a class lecture on slavery in the U.S. in the international context. He focused on maroonage (flight from…

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    Emancipation in the United States

    A panel discussion was held on the history of emancipation in the United States. The panelists talked about the social, moral, and legal forces that President Lincoln considered in his decision to issue the Emancipation…

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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…

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    Public School Integration

    Panelists talked about federal funding and opportunities available to promote K-12 racial and economic integration. They focused on incentives in current and proposed federal policies,…

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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,…

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    Obama Administration and the United Nations

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice talked about the approach the Obama administration has taken to utilizing the United Nations to advance the administration’s foreign policy…

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    Town Hall Meeting with Michael Steele

    Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele hosted a town hall meeting to address issues affecting university students. He spoke briefly about his own experiences in public life…

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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…

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