Tag: civil-rights
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Interview
Airdate: March 28, 2014

The Pulitzer Prize winner explains her interest in the charismatic leader about whom she writes in her latest text, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez.

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Interview
Airdate: March 20, 2014

The award-winning writer dissects his groundbreaking biography of the controversial Black activist, Stokely Carmichael.

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Interview
Airdate: January 30, 2014

Freedman and Harris share the backstory of the tale told in the book, Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights.

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Interview
Airdate: January 20, 2014

We begin the first of two special nights that examine Dr. King’s call for an end to foreign wars and commitment to economic justice.

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Interview
Airdate: January 21, 2014

The celebration of Dr. King’s legacy concludes with an analysis of his stand against the Vietnam War and the growing economic divide that threatened U.S. stability.

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Interview
Airdate: December 5, 2013

In a tribute to Nelson Mandela, Tavis talks with activist-entertainer Harry Belafonte, Rep. Maxine Waters and talk show host Larry King, all of whose paths crossed with this extraordinary man, and also shares a personal memory of the then-ANC deputy president’s 1990 visit to Los Angeles.

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Interview
Airdate: September 13, 2013

In separate conversations, McNair and Braddock comment on the 50th anniversary of the event that galvanized the civil rights movement in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: September 13, 2013

The former U.S. attorney reflects on the significance of events in Birmingham, AL 50 years ago.

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Blog: A Look BackBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
August 25th, 2013

During the 1960s, Dorothy Cotton served as the SCLC’s education director and organized grassroots training programs that were important in the success of the 1963 March on Washington.

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Interview
Airdate: August 27, 2013

Austin summarizes the EPI’s “The Unfinished March” report, which addresses changes that have—or have not—occurred in the 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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