Civil Rights

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50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
Georgetown University History Professor Maurice Jackson talked about the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, which was signed into law by President Johnson in 1964.
April 11, 2014 : 40 min. 35 sec.

President Obama Remarks on Fair Pay
President Obama marked Equal Pay Day at the White House by signing an executive order seeking to strengthen enforcement of equal pay laws for women.
April 8, 2014 : 28 min. 35 sec.

Democratic Women Senators on Pay Equity
Senate Democrats, mainly women, spoke on the Senate floor about the pay equity bill.
April 8, 2014 : 59 min. 51 sec.

Solomon Northup's Descendants on "12 Years a Slave"
Vera Williams, Justin Gilliam, and Clayton Adams spoke about their ancestor Solomon Northup and the Oscar nominated movie based on his story, 12 Years a Slave.
March 7, 2014 : 1 hr. 6 min.

U.S. Race Relations in 2014
Sheryll Cashin, author of Place Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity and Sophia Nelson, author of Black Woman Redefined, talked about race relations in 2014.
February 1, 2014 : 55 min. 38 sec.

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Tour
Exhibit director Ahmad Ward provides a tour of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and discusses civil rights history.
November 3, 2013 : 29 min. 23 sec.

Changes in America Since the 1963 March on Washington
Michael Eric Dyson and Owen Ullman talked about changes in America since the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom,
August 28, 2013 : 1 hr. 4 min.

March on Washington Vignette
A U.S. Information Agency film documented the March on Washington . This film was directed by James Blue and was restored by the National Archives.
August 25, 2013 : 26 min. 3 sec.

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
The JFK Presidential Library hosted a program to mark the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, with presentations from civil rights leaders, officials, & historians.
August 18, 2013 : 3 hr. 30 min.

History of Shaw University
Shaw University President Dorothy Cowser Yancy talks about the history of the university, which was founded in 1865 and is the oldest of the historically black universities.
June 16, 2013 : 5 min. 17 sec.
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