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Peniel Joseph

Peniel Joseph appears in the following:

Remembering the Harlem Riot of 1964

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

50 years ago, riots in Harlem and Bed-Stuy spread throughout the country. Listeners join former New York Governor David Paterson and historian Peniel Joseph to discuss the riots and their legacy.

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Freedom Summer In The First Person

Monday, June 23, 2014

In June of 1964, volunteers set out to register voters in Mississippi. Their work would help change the nation. A conversation about the legacy of Freedom Summer, and what it means half a century later to the people who were there.

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Stokely Carmichael's Life

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Stokely Carmichael was a controversial figure in black rights, straddling both the non-violent and Black Panther movements. In his new biography, Stokely: A Life, Peniel Joseph, professor of history and founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts University and contributing editor at theroot.com, traces Carmichael’s life and what it says about the struggles for black power.

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The 50th Anniversary of Johnson's War On Poverty

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Peniel Joseph, professor of history, founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts University, and author, discusses poverty today, 50 years after President Johnson famously declared a "war on poverty" in America.

 

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Where Were You When You Heard JFK Was Shot?

Friday, November 22, 2013

Where were you fifty years ago today? How did you change after the assassination of John F. Kennedy? How did you see our country change?

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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Fifty years ago today, hundreds of thousands gathered on the Mall in Washington, DC to call for increased civil rights for African-Americans. Peniel Joseph, professor of history and founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts University, and author of Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama, reflects upon the March on Washington and Dr Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

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Martin Luther King Day 2013

Monday, January 21, 2013

On this Martin Luther King, Jr. day, highlights from yesterday's event at the Brooklyn Museum, co-hosted by Farai Chidaya. Featuring:

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MLK: King's Economic Dream

Monday, January 17, 2011

NAACP Centennial

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Peniel Joseph, associate professor of African American Studies and History at Brandeiss University, contributor to The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, and the author of the forthcoming From Black Power to Barack Obama talks about the history of the NAACP and where it's heading.

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America's Future

Friday, January 23, 2009

Niall Ferguson, professor of History at Harvard University and the author of The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (Penguin Press HC, 2008), and Peniel Joseph, associate professor of African-American Studies and History at Brandeis University, contributor to The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, and ...

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History in the Making

Monday, November 10, 2008

Peniel Joseph, associate professor of African American Studies and History at Brandeis University, contributor to The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, and the author of Waiting' Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America (Owl Books, 2007), offers historical context for the election of Barack Obama.

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Political Projections: The Bush Years on Film

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Find out how the film industry has responded to the Bush years. The films we look at are:
HBO's "Recount" (2008)
"Rendition" (2007)
"W." (2008)
"D.C. 9/11: Time of Crisis" (2003)

Barbara Kellerman is James McGregor Burns Lecturer ...

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DNC Coverage: Hour 2

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Susan Faludi, author of The Terror Dream: Myth and Misogyny in an Insecure America, talks about why she thinks Barack Obama versus John McCain has the makings of an epic American gender showdown.

Read Susan Faludi's New York Times op-ed piece, Second-Place Citizens.

Then

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