Civil Rights History Podcasted at UVA

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Crossing the Color Line: From Rhythm and Blues to Rock and Roll

6/7/08 – From his student days as a founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee to his former position as chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Julian Bond has been a leader in the movements for civil rights, economic justice, racial equality, and peace. In this talk from Reunions Weekend 2008, Bond presents the civil rights movement through a history of American music and traces the melding of jazz, blues, country music, and pop into rock and roll.

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Explorations in Black Leadership: Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas

3/31/08 – Julian Bond, UVa Professor of History and Civil Rights, interviews Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas at the Supreme Court in Washington D.C. on March 31. The interview is part of UVa’s Explorations in Black Leadership Series.

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Miller Center Forum: Unfinished Business: Racial Equality in American History

1/21/08 – Michael Klarman is one of the nation’s leading authorities on race and constitutional history, and is currently a James Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of History at the University of Virginia. He clerked for Judge Ruth Bader Ginsberg when she served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and has written for publications including the New York Times, The Nation, and the Chronicle of Higher Education. Klarman is the 2005 winner of the prestigious Bancroft Prize in American History for his previous book From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality.

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Civil Rights South: Julian Bond Interviews John Lewis

3/19/07 – WUVA’s Katy Cannon reports from the first day of the Civil Rights South tour. In this segment, U.Va. history professor Julian Bond interviews fellow civil rights pioneer John Lewis in Atlanta.

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Race, Gender and the New Political Landscape

2/15/07 – Mary Frances Berry, former U.S. civil rights commissioner and longtime activist, speaks at the University of Virginia on Feb. 15 in Old Cabell Hall Auditorium. Berry is the keynote speaker for Black History Month and heads the list of several notable visitors and events being held at the University.

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Symposium on Race & Society: Julian Bond gives opening address

11/2/06 – The theme of the inaugural University of Virginia Symposium on Race and Society is “In Katrina’s Wake: Racial Implications of the New Orleans Disaster.” This opening address, at the Darden School’s Abbott Center Auditorium, is entitled “For Those Who Still Weep” and is given by Julian Bond, University of Virginia Professor of History, Civil Rights Activist, and NAACP Board Chair.

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Engaging the Mind

5/9/05 – In “Brown v. the Board of Education and the Civil Rights Movement,” U.Va. Professor of History and James Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law, Michael J. Klarman discusses several issues relating to the Brown v. Board of Education decision.

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