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Black Issues Forum

Black Writers of Children's Books

Video duration: 26:45Video has closed captioning.

Award-winners in children's books publishing, author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Vanessa Brantly Newton discuss the importance of diverse characters and subject matter, how to use books to talk with children about difficult social issues, and the real gatekeeping and institutional challenges African Americans face in publishing

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Black Issues Forum

Untangling Your DNA

Dive into the world of DNA, and see how you can find out where you're actually from!

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Untangling Your DNA

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Black Issues Forum

Fair and Just Immigration Reform

Raul Pinto and Immanuel Jarvis discuss smart immigration reform and policies.

26:45

Fair and Just Immigration Reform

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Black Issues Forum

BIF Roundtable: The Future of Public Education

Public education serves a vital role for our students, but what improvements does it need?

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BIF Roundtable: The Future of Public Education

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Black Issues Forum

Cuba and the Black Connection

Atrayus Goode and James Ford explore race by looking at Cuba and the US side-by-side.

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Cuba and the Black Connection

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WEB EXTRA: Raleigh Pioneer Remembers Brown

Joseph H. Holt Jr. elaborates on legislation impacting outcome of his civil rights case.

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WEB EXTRA: Raleigh Pioneer Remembers Brown

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Black Issues Forum

Nnenna Freelon & John Brown

John Brown & Nnenna Freelon talk about their new Christmas album & holiday tour,

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Nnenna Freelon & John Brown

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