419Mar 1, 2013
Civil and Human Rights Themes in Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches and Yertle the Turtle
Law scholars talked about civil and human rights themes in Dr. Seuss' in The Sneetches and Yertle the Turtle. Among the topics they addressed were personal rights and identity, racial ...
470Oct 4, 2012
Race and College Admissions
Panelists talked about affirmative action, the future of college diversity, and policy implications. The panel focused primarily on using class instead of race to achieve diversity in higher ...
2,598Oct 15, 2011
Anita Hill Testimony 20 Years Later
Following opening remarks, panelists talked about what happened in the 1991 Senate confirmation hearing in which Professor Anita Hill testified that future Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas had ...
4,961Feb 27, 2009
State of the Black Union 2009, Afternoon Session
Civil rights activists, scholars, and policy analysts gathered to discuss their thoughts and insights on the challenges facing African-Americans. Tavis Smiley moderated a question and answer ...
449Jun 16, 2008
Centennial of Thurgood Marshall
A panel discussion was held to commemorate the July 2, 2008, centennial of the birth of Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American appointed to the United States Supreme Court. Juan ...
296Apr 6, 2007
Diversity in Higher Education
Panelists on both panels talked about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Powell’s legacy and school diversity. Topics included Powell’s methods of decision-making, his influence on court ...
379May 15, 2004
Brown v. Board of Education, Morning Session
Participants talked about the legacy of the decision in Brown v. Board of Education on the 50th anniversary of the landmark case. Among the topics they addressed were the state of race ...
212Nov 11, 2003
College Admission Policies
Professor Guinier talked about college admissions and considering race in the process. She also talked about access to public and private institutions on a socio-economic basis. Following ...
96Aug 20, 2002
Urban Education: Crisis Panel
As part of the Detroit Educational Summit, panelists talked about problems impacting urban areas and the role of community leaders in addressing the issues. Among the topics they addressed were ...
34Jun 8, 2002
America and the Courts
America and the Courts will feature Professor Guinier’s March 16
speech at the University of San Francisco Law Review Symposium where she talked about changes in race, gender and power at ...
140Apr 12, 2002
Book Discussion on The Miner's Canary
Ms. Guinier discussed the ideas outlined in her book The Miner’s Canary, published by Harvard University Press. Along with her co-author, Gerald Torres, Guinier uses the ...
585Feb 23, 2002
Black America's Vision, Morning Session
In a forum titled, “Where Do We Go From Here?: Chaos or Community? Black America’s Vision for Healing, Harmony and Higher Ground,” black leaders talked about African-American ...
753Feb 3, 2001
State of the Black Union 2001, Part 1
In a forum on the state of black America designed to present a public think tank that will analyze the critical challenges facing the African-American community, panelists talked about the contested ...
181Aug 13, 2000
Democratic Policy Town Hall Meeting
Prominent liberal politicians and intellectuals discussed the Democratic
party platform. They disagreed with the trend of Democratic leaders to move towards the
center. They ...