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Policing and Turnout in St. Louis

Dr. Traci Burch Northwestern University In 2014, the police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in a suburb of St. Louis resulted in street protests by members of that community. That…

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Reading from Alison Kinney's HOOD on police violence

Dr. Asa Mittman Faculty Art & Art History Department, CSU, Chico On author Alison Kinney’s web page, this is how her book, “Hood,” is described: “We all wear hoods…

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The Supreme Court, the Slaughter-House Cases, and the Retreat from Reconstruction

Dr. Michael Ross, History Professor, University of Maryland In this lecture, Dr. Michael Ross tackles a long-standing debate of whether the U.S. Supreme Court intentionally undermined…

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Dangerous Crossings: Race, Species and Nature in a Multicultural Age

Dr. Claire Kim Associate Professor of Political Science & Asian American Studies, UC Irvine Dr. Kim presents material from her forthcoming book, which examines impassioned disputes over how…

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I wanted to write - a poem - that rhymes - but revolution doesn't lend - itself to Hip Hopping

Dr. Tracy Butts English Professor, CSU, Chico Dr. Butts takes her title from a poem by the black poet Nikki Giovanni. By its very nature, Hip Hop is revolutionary. Born of necessity, Hip Hop gave a…

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Writer's Voice: Doug Rice

Doug Rice Faculty, Sacramento State University Doug Rice’s work doesn’t fit into a single genre. It crosses boundaries of fact and fiction, and of fantasy and reality; it sometimes…

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