Tag: civil-rights
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Interview
Airdate: March 22, 2013

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer explains his latest text, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement.

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Interview
Airdate: January 21, 2013

On this King Day 2013 and the day of President Obama’s second inaugural, the man hand-picked by Mrs. King to edit and publish her husband’s papers shares stories from his new book, Martin’s Dream.

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Interview
Airdate: January 18, 2013

A noted activist in her own right, Mrs. King sat with us a year before she passed away to discuss the enduring legacy of her husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 29th, 2012

The tragic story of an early Olympic hero.

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Interview
Airdate: March 1, 2012

The Harvard law professor and noted author discusses the ongoing affirmative action debate as the U.S. Supreme Court agrees to reconsider the constitutionality of race-conscious college admissions.

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Interview
Airdate: February 15, 2012

The first-time filmmaker, whose debut film—the documentary-short The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement—has garnered an Academy Award nod, shares the powerful story of her project’s subject, James Armstrong.

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Interview
Airdate: February 3, 2012

The veteran civil rights attorney, out with her memoir, Power Concedes Nothing, discusses why the poor have to make demands and hijack power.

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Interview
Airdate: December 15, 2011

The award-winning journalist, out with the new text The Time of Our Lives, discusses the end of the Iraq War and the future of public service in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: November 30, 2011

In part 1 of a two-part conversation, the pioneering singer, actor, activist and author of My Song: A Memoir discusses McCarthyism, Communism and the price he pays for being a man of conscience.

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Interview
Airdate: December 1, 2011

The Tony- and Emmy-winning singer, actor, activist and author of the memoir My Song continues his conversation with Tavis and discusses faith, spirituality, war and peace.

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