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The Black KKK First Lady

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In a mixture of fact and fiction, writer Charlene Porter, author of “Boldfaced Lies,” examines the social concept of race, the KKK and the cultural phenomenon called “passing.”  (3005)

“Civilization’s First Born”

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The discovery of the 3.3 million-year-old fossil of a Dikika infant is a major development in the study of human evolution.  Evolutionary biologist Dr. Joseph Graves, author of “The Race Myth: Why We Pretend Race Exis...

HIP-HOP or Just DUMB?

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Thomas Williams is a journalist and graduate student at NYU discusses how African-American culture as a whole must effectively disentangled itself from the python-grip of hip-hop, and by extension of the street, and u...

Should We Fear The Police?

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The killing of Amadou Diallo by New York City police officers has sparked a multitude of demonstrations and triggered renewed charges of police brutality in the African American community.  A group of Black state troo...

Current Events 101

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Threats to Black Youth

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Dr. John Palmer, executive director of Harlem Hospital Center, comments on why the death rate is 50 percent higher among Black infants in Harlem than other areas of New York City.  John Daniel, Vice President of Girls...

How a Power Couple Wields Power

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What do you do when you have as much influence and affluence as Jeanette Parker and her husband Clark Parker?  They are loaded with degrees, business and academic success and have built new lives on the back of a life...

Who’s on First in Business?

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Twenty years ago, Black businesses were ranked first among ethnic groups in America.  Today Latino-owned businesses are in first place; Asians are ranked second, while Blacks are in third place.  On this program guest...

Illegal Immigration and Economic Facts

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Dr. William Spriggs, Chair of the Department of Economics at Howard University discusses his paper entitled “Immigration and Equity: A Dialogue to Help Shape the Issues of this Important Challenge.”   (2920)

Transcendent America

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On September 11, 2001, America was hit by the worst terrorist acts in modern American history.   This program explores the impact of war on America both nationally and internationally.   Newspaper columnist Clarence P...