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- -: Honoring Unsung Heroes

February 28, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

During Black History Month, we pause to salute and reflect on the contributions African Americans have made to the rich fabric that makes up the United States. There are many untold stories that reveal the best of Americans who stepped up when duty called, broke color barriers, or quietly made th...

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Source: The White House

- -: Kerry Washington Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the OFA Miami, Florida Office

January 26, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Find an event near you in Florida: https://my.barackobama.com/kwashingtonvid On Martin Luther King Jr. Day Kerry Washington joined Obama for America in Miami. In this video, she shares why she's encouraging others to get registered to vote, making phone calls, and having one-on-one conversations...

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- -: TEDxSantaCruz: Rev. Deborah Johnson - It's Time To Evolve How We Resolve

September 5, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Rev. Deborah L. Johnson is the founder of Inner Light Ministries in Santa Cruz, and The Motivational Institute, an organizational development consulting firm specializing in cross-cultural relations. A dynamic speaker and trainer known for bringing clarity to complex issues, she is a popular faci...

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- -: Authors@Google: Howard Zinn

December 5, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

The Authors@Google program welcomed Howard Zinn to Google's Cambridge office on November 11, 2008. Here in their own words are Frederick Douglass, George Jackson, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King Jr., Plough Jogger, Sacco and Vanzetti, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Twain, and Malcolm X, t...

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- -: Authors@Google: Jennifer Baszile

April 9, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

The Authors@Google program welcomed Jennifer Baszile to Google's New York office to discuss her book, "A Memoir - The Black Girl Next Door ". About the Speaker: "Jennifer Baszile received her B.A. from Columbia University and her Ph.D in American History from Princeton University. She was the ...

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- -: Mindfulness as a Foundation for Health: Thich Nhat Hanh and Health@Google

September 23, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh (known as Thay in his circles) made a rare visit to the Googleplex to lead a half-day Health@Google workshop in the fundamentals of mindfulness. The exercises and rituals of mindfulness lay the path to optimal health and happiness. Thay may be the second ...

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- -: George W. Bush-State of the Union Address (January 31, 2006)

July 27, 2010 (almost 7 years ago)

President Bush honors the late wife of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King and describes the strides the country has made throughout its history and what must be done for the upcoming year to strengthen America's world presence.

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- -: Ronald Reagan-Speech on the Creation of MLK Jr., National Holiday (November 2, 1983)

August 10, 2010 (almost 7 years ago)

Reagan explains the significance of Martin Luther King Jr. and other major civil rights leaders and tells the importance of commemorating their efforts for racial equality in the United States

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- -: Rep. John Lewis on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 17, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

Civil rights hero and U.S. Congressman John Lewis talks about what Martin Luther King Jr. Day means to him -- and to all Americans.

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- -: John Lewis Discusses Voting Rights

February 16, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis reflects on the ongoing struggle for voting rights.

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- -: Chef Alice Waters on "Edible Education"

September 12, 2008 (almost 9 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/07/31/Alice_Waters_In_Conversation_with_Eric_Schlosser Award-winning chef and founder of Chez Panisse Alice Waters discusses her interest in "slow food" and how this concept has inspired her program of "Edible Education." ----- Help kick off our Third Ann...

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- -: Getting Used to a Black President - Melissa Harris-Lacewell

October 23, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/08/05/Color_Blind_The_2008_Race_and_Beyond Political scientist Melissa Harris-Lacewell examines how Barack Obama may affect Americans' conceptualization of race and the Presidency, should he be elected to the position. ----- Barack Obama's success so far ...

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- -: America as Post-Racial, or Post-Racist? - Michael Eric Dyson

October 23, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/10/01/Michael_Eric_Dyson_No_Dreams_Deferred Author and commentator Michael Eric Dyson discusses white Democratic racism towards Barack Obama, and contrasts the idea of a "post-racist" society with a "post-racial" one. ----- Michael Eric Dyson addresses th...

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- -: Obama and the Reverend Wright Fallout - Michael Eric Dyson

October 24, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/10/01/Michael_Eric_Dyson_No_Dreams_Deferred Author and commentator Michael Eric Dyson gives his perspective on Barack Obama's handling of the controversy over his former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright. ----- Michael Eric Dyson addresses the Georgetown c...

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- -: "I Have a Dream" Revisited - Michael Eric Dyson

January 19, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/10/01/Michael_Eric_Dyson_No_Dreams_Deferred Author and commentator Michael Eric Dyson reflects on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Dyson lists specific grievances with racial injustice addressed by the speech. ----- Michael Eric D...

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- -: Multiracialism In America - Jane Junn

January 20, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/08/05/Color_Blind_The_2008_Race_and_Beyond Political scientist Jane Junn examines shifting views on racial categorization in the United States. Junn notes the increasingly common use of the "Multiracial" designation on the U.S. Census, and discusses what it...

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- -: Is Gay the New Black? - Michael Eric Dyson

June 5, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/05/27/Michael_Eric_Dyson_Can_You_Hear_Me_Now Author Michael Eric Dyson dissects the relation between the gay rights movement and the civil rights movement. "Many African-American people forget that the civil rights movement itself was borrowed," says Dyson....

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- -: Obama Living Up to Post-Racial Promise? - Michael Eric Dyson

June 8, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/05/27/Michael_Eric_Dyson_Can_You_Hear_Me_Now Author Michael Eric Dyson discusses bigotry and african-american identity in the Obama era. "I don't think we should be post-racial, but I do think we should be post-racist," he says. ----- Sociologist and cult...

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- -: Hip Hop's 'Commodity Fetish' - Michael Eric Dyson

June 10, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/05/27/Michael_Eric_Dyson_Can_You_Hear_Me_Now Author Michael Eric Dyson criticizes the commercialism and sensationalism of today's hip hop. Political messages in hip hop, he argues, have been diluted. "Hip hop has now been reduced to so much commodity fetish...

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- -: Cornel West: Courage is Contagious

May 27, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/05/12/Marables_Malcolm_X_A_Life_of_Reinvention Author Cornel West discusses how to ignite a movement toward change by echoing the spirit of courage embraced by activists like Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. "The crisis in this empire is going to come,"...

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- -: West Wing Week: 4/23/10 "Competing the Old-Fashioned Way"

April 23, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

Thanks so much for checking out the West Wing Week, your guide to all things 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This installment takes you step-by-step with the President as he hosts the Great Outdoors Conference, holds a meeting of the Presidents Economic Recovery Advisory Board, meets with his Special Envo...

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- -: 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient - Bill Russell

February 17, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Bill Russell is the Boston Celtics' Hall of Fame center who almost single-handedly redefined the game of basketball. He led the Boston Celtics to eleven league championships in thirteen years, a string that is virtually unparalleled in professional sport, including eight consecutive NBA titles be...

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Geraldine Ferraro: Acceptance Speech for Vice-President Nomination

July 19, 1984 (about 33 years ago)

Being the first woman to be nominated for vice-presidency, Geraldine Anne Ferraro delivers an acceptance speech and speaks of opening new doors for the citizens of the United States.

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Source: CNN

Elizabeth Lesser: Take "The Other" to Lunch

December 1, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

Elizabeth Lesser launches her movement called "Take the Other to Lunch." This movement simply asks for a person to take another person - with totally opposite way of life, beliefs and personality - to lunch to avoid "otherizing" and promote a more peaceful society.

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Source: TED

Krista Tippett: Reconnecting with Compassion

November 1, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

Krista Tippett aims to resurrect compassion and give it a more tangible meaning through photographs that stir up this virtue in the hearts of the audience.

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Source: TED

Jesse Jackson: 1988 Democratic National Convention Address

July 19, 1988 (about 29 years ago)

Jesse Jackson presents his definition of the common good, uncovers the lines that delineate the nation's common ground, demands an end to the Reagan administration's "multibillion dollar party" for the rich and powerful and proclaims "economic violence" against the poor to be the fundamental chal...

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Source: YouTube

Jesse Jackson: 1984 Democratic National Convention Address

July 18, 1984 (about 33 years ago)

Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson calls out to the "tired, the poor, the huddling masses" and pledges change and justice under his leadership.

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Source: YouTube

George W. Bush: 2006 State of the Union Address

January 31, 2006 (over 11 years ago)

In George W. Bush's 2006 State of the Union Address, he states that this is the time to make choices that will determine both the future and character of America. He begins by reflecting on the memory of Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King Jr. He focuses on both foreign and domestic po...

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Bill Clinton: Remarks to the Convocation of the Church of God in Christ in Memphis

November 13, 1993 (over 23 years ago)

President Bill Clinton speaks at the church where Martin Luther King Jr. last delivered a sermon about freedom. Clinton uses the opportunity to address issues of crime, violence and family as he launches his plans to make America safer for future generations.

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Barack Obama: Barack Obama Speaks at Dr. King's Church

January 20, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

Senator Barack Obama speaks at the Ebenezer Baptist Church at the Eve of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to sow hope for a better America in the hearts of the American population.

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Source: The White House

Barack Obama: Dr. King's Legacy

January 17, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

Barack Obama remembers Martin Luther King Jr. and once again brings to life the passion and faith of this great leader that inspired the United States to overcome crises not all that dissimilar from those it faces today.

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Source: The White House

James Forbes: Rev. James Forbes: Compassion at the Dinner Table

October 1, 2009 (almost 8 years ago)

The preacher's preacher delves into a deeper and more dynamic meaning of compassion.

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Source: TED

Barack Obama: Nobel Prize for Peace Acceptance Speech and Lecture

December 10, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

Barack Obama speaks regarding the truths about peace, war and progress that can be attained through non-violent means that all nations can employ to restore peace and amity.

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Source: Nobelprize.org

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