474Jan 11, 2013
After Words with Clayborne Carson
Historian Clayborne Carson talked about his book, Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., in which he recounts his own journey from a teenage civil rights ...
2,596Nov 9, 2010
After Words with Ron Christie
Mr. Christie explores the history of the disparaging term “acting white,” from its origin during the Reconstruction era to its current use. He discussed the phrase and its ...
775Mar 2, 2010
After Words with Bill and Janet Cohen
In summer 2008, the Cohens conducted a forum on race relations in America with a long list of participants. That forumis encapsulated in their book, which they discussed with civil rights ...
766Jul 24, 2008
Race and Reconciliation in America, Part 3
Douglas Blackmon talked about his book, Slavery by Another Name, which details the age of “neo-slavery” that he asserts took place between the end of the Civil War and the ...
653Jul 24, 2008
Race and Reconciliation in America, Part 1
Former U.S. Senator and Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and his wife, playwright Janet Langhart Cohen, hosted a conference at the National Press Club on “Race and Reconciliation in ...
131Aug 23, 2005
After Words with Sheldon Hackney
Sheldon Hackney discussed his book Magnolias Without Moonlight: The American South from Regional Confederacy to National Integration, published by Transaction Publishers. He discussed ...
190Jun 13, 2005
Anti-Lynching Apology Resolution
Senators announced a resolution they are sponsoring apologizing for the U.S. Senate’s refusal to pass anti-lynching legislation for over a century. A photograph of a lynching victim was ...
123Feb 1, 2005
Past Civil Rights Abuses
Senators Landrieu and Allen and others spoke to reporters about a proposed resolution apologizing for past Senate inaction on proposed anti-lynching laws. Following their remarks they answered ...
86Jun 17, 2004
From Rage to Reason Book Party
Janet Langhart Cohen was at a book party hosted at the Embassy of Kuwait in Washington, D.C. for her book From Rage to Reason: My Life in Two Americas, published by Dafina Books. She is ...