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    Vice President Kamala Harris on Colin Powell's Death

    Vice President Harris reflected on the life of Colin Powell, the nation’s first African American secretary of state who died that day at the age of 84 from COVID-19 complications.

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    Defense Secretary Austin Reacts to the Death of Colin Powell

    During an overseas trip, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reacted to the death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died earlier in the day at the age of 84 due to complications…

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    Secretary Blinken on the Death of Colin Powell

    Secretary of State Antony Blinken made remarks on the death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died earlier in the day from COVID-19 complications at age 84.

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    Senate Minority Leader McConnell on Former Secretary of State Colin Powell

    Senate Minority Mitch McConnell (R-KY) paid tribute to former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died at age 84 who earlier in the day died of COVID-19 complications.

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    President Biden Comments on Former Secretary of State Colin Powell

    President Biden reflected on his friendship with former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died earlier in the day of COVID-19 complications.

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    African Americans During Reconstruction

    Brandeis University Professor Abigail Cooper taught a class on African Americans during the Reconstruction era, looking at how former slaves strove for economic rights and full citizenship,…

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    The Reconstruction Era

    Former Charleston, South Carolina Mayor Joseph Riley and professor Kerry Taylor co-taught a course at The Citadel military college looking at why a new African American history museum is being built in…

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    Edward Ball, Life of a Klansman

    Former Charleston, South Carolina Mayor Joseph Riley and professor Kerry Taylor co-taught a course at The Citadel military college looking at why a new African American history museum is…

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    Run

    Author Andrew Aydin and illustrators Nate Powell and L. Fury reflected on the life of the late civil rights leader and Representative John Lewis (D-GA). This was a virtual event hosted by…

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    West of Jim Crow

    Lynn Hudson talked about her book, West of Jim Crow: The Fight Against California’s Color Line. She described African Americans' quest for civil rights in California from statehood in 1850…

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    Former Representative Eva Clayton Oral History Interview

    Eva Clayton served as a Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1992 to 2003. She was the first African-American woman to represent North Carolina in Congress. Ms. Clayton talked…

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    African American History and Museums

    The International African American Museum in Charleston, South Carolina is slated to open its doors in the summer of 2022. American History TV sat in on a course at the The Citadel, which…

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    Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution

    Claire Bellerjeau talked about her book, Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth. The Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., hosted this online…

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    How the Word Is Passed

    Atlantic staff writer Clint Smith looked at the legacy of slavery in America and how it has impacted history. This was a virtual event hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts.…

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    All That She Carried

    Harvard University History Professor Tiya Miles looked at three generations of Black women through the inheritance of a cotton bag originally given by a mother to her daughter separated by…

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    The Black Church

    Historian and Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates provided a history of religion and the importance of the church in Black communities. This was a virtual event hosted by the Gilder Lehrman…

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    Matthew Spalding and Peter Wood on the 1619 Project

    Matthew Spalding ("The 1776 Report"), executive director of former President Trump’s 1776 Commission, and Peter Wood (1620: A Critical Response to the 1619 Project) examined the 1619 Project,…

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    Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Wellesley College Professor Brenna Greer debunked some of the myths about Rosa Parks and the 1955-56 Montgomery bus boycott. She addressed that Parks was not the first African American…

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    African American Journalist Alice Allison Dunnigan

    This talk was on Alice Allison Dunnigan - the first African American female White House correspondent, and Senate and House of Representatives press galleries member. Panelists, including Ms.…

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    African American Soldiers and World War II

    During World War II, over one million African Americans served in the armed forces. Washington Post writer DeNeen Brown and education consultant Lynn Williams discussed the challenges these soldiers…

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