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Category: Podcast


Why I broke the rule of survival for black Americans

“Riley Temple was walking his dog around his Washington, D.C., neighborhood where he has lived for the past 25 years when a confrontation with the police made him break the rule that all black people are told to obey in…

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Existing While Black: Irrational Fear Is the New Breed of Racism

Describing some of the many recent instances of white people calling the police or security about people of color, Richard J. Reddick comments in Fortune: “[T]hese instances experienced by black people and people of color illuminate how routine life experiences…

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“Buried Truths” podcast

In “Buried Truths,” a six-episode podcast, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Hank Klibanoff dramatically narrates the case of Isaiah Nixon, an African American man killed for voting in Georgia in 1948.  The program grew out of a class, Georgia Civil…

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50 Years Ago: President Johnson Signed The Fair Housing Act

Gene Demby of NPR’s Code Switch reviews the history of government policies that created and reinforced segregation.  The Fair Housing Act was an attempt to correct the situation that failed time and time again.  To watch the 6 1/2 minute…

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy, Fifty Years Later

Fifty years after Martin Luther King’s assassination, Charles McKinney tells The Takeaway host Duarte Geraldino how Dr. King’s image has been sanitized to move him away from the political fighter that he was to someone more palatable to the larger…

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