2,768Apr 10, 2013
Senator Rand Paul at Howard University
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke to students at Howard University about Republican Party’s outreach efforts to young people and minorities. He detailed the party’s historical ...
2,214Sep 28, 2010
Professor Greg Carr, chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies, presented a class lecture on slavery in the U.S. in the international context. He focused on maroonage (flight from owners ...
1,773Apr 19, 1994
Documenting the Black Holocaust
Khalid Muhammad, a former spokesman for the Nation of Islam, spoke to
an audience at Howard University. Late last year, Mr. Muhammad drew
criticism for a speech he delivered at ...
1,275Mar 29, 2010
Race and Justice
Two legal experts talked about race and the justice system. Paul Butler argued that the criminal justice system is inherently flawed and punishes African-Americans and Latinos ...
867Feb 23, 1994
Nation of Islam Issues
Khalid Muhammad, a former spokesman for the Nation of Islam, spoke to an audience at Howard University. Late last year, Mr. Muhammad drew criticism for a speech he delivered at Kean ...
829Mar 20, 2009
Book Discussion on Saviors and Survivors
Mahmood Mamdani talked about his book Saviors and Survivors: Darfur, Politics, and the War on Terror (Pantheon; March 17, 2009). Professor Mamdani talked about the complex roots of the ...
814Nov 30, 2010
Blacks and the Civil War
Professor Edna Medford teaches a course on African-American history at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The day’s lecture focused on the meaning of the Civil War to African ...
722May 12, 2007
Howard University Commencement Address
Television personality Oprah Winfrey delivered the address to the graduating class at Howard University’s 139th commencement. Topics included praise for Howard University, defining ...
665Nov 13, 2009
Governmental Role in Integration
Policymakers, civil rights advocates and scholars spoke about racially and economically integrated K-12 public schools. They focused on incentives in current and proposed federal policies, ...
522Aug 30, 2012
Youth Vote in 2012
Panelists discussed the African American and youth vote in the 2012 election. Topics included issues that were relevant to the African American population, importance of the youth vote, and ...
489Apr 17, 2009
Emancipation in the United States
A panel discussion was held on the history of emancipation in the United States. The panelists talked about the social, moral, and legal forces that President Lincoln considered in his decision ...
476Nov 23, 1991
The New World Order
Several organizations hosted a “1960's-style speak-in” featuring Professor Chomsky. He spoke briefly and then conducted a question and answer period on international issues ...
465Oct 14, 2005
Hurricane Katrina News Coverage
Participants, including activists, representatives of independent media, recording artists, and social critics, talked about race relations, depictions of minorities in the media, diversity in main ...
438Jan 19, 2009
African-Americans and Education
A panel discussion was held on meeting educational challenges for African Americans in the 21st century, and the significance of President Obama. Panelists talked about what they would tell the ...
388Apr 30, 1999
Book Discussion on The Pig Farmer's Daughter
Ms. Berry talked about her book, The Pig Farmer’s Daughter and Other Tales of American Justice: Episodes of Racism and Sexism in the Courts from 1865 to the Present, published by ...
323May 11, 2013
Howard University Commencement Address
Bill Clinton gave the commencement address to the 2013 graduating class of Howard University.
304Nov 13, 2009
Public School Integration
Panelists talked about federal funding and opportunities available to promote K-12 racial and economic integration. They focused on incentives in current and proposed federal policies, ...
281Apr 17, 2009
Emancipation Proclamation as a Legal Document
A panel discussion was held on the Emancipation Proclamation as a legal document. Frank Williams talked about the legal background of President Lincoln in the years before he was elected to the ...
274Jun 28, 2007
Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate
The Democratic presidential candidates debated social issues, including health care, housing, Hurricane Katrina relief, the economy, and the environment.
The debate was moderated by ...
271Jan 24, 2013
U.S. Africa Command
General Carter Ham talked about the U.S. military role and mission in Africa, as well as the U.S. security challenges and counterterrorism efforts in the region. He responded to questions from ...
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