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December 9, 2013
Nelson Mandela

Remembering Nelson Mandela: Struggle Against Apartheid, Contemporary Politics & Legacy

December 9, 2013 - Two Hour Special - We begin the week with a special two-hour tribute to Nelson Mandela, who passed away last week at the age of 95. You will hear from a vast array of guests from around the globe - some of whom fought with Mandela in the struggle to end Apartheid - who will discuss the life and legacy of this legendary international leader and fighter for justice.
December 3, 2013
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Day In History: December 2

December 2, 2013 - Segment 1 - Marc shares some of what happened on this day in history, including the execution of John Brown, the introduction of both the Monroe Doctrine and Manifest Destiny, and the Jerusalem riots of 1947.
November 4, 2013
Harriet Tubman

The Legacy Of Harriet Tubman

November 1, 2013 - Segment 3 - Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliate Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland, joins us to discuss the legacy of Harriet Tubman.
September 13, 2013
President and Vice President on 9/11

Reflection: From September 11th To Syria

September 12, 2013 - Segment 1 - We reflect on our history and the present moment with a conversation looking at the US and the world from September 11th to Syria.
August 28, 2013
March on Washington

Remembering The March On Washington And Emmett Till

August 28, 2013 - Segment 1 - We start our show commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and remembering Emmett Till, who was murdered 58 years ago today.
August 14, 2013
March on Washington

Reflections On The Anniversary Of The March On Washington

August 14, 2013 - Segment 1 - We have a conversation on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, which will be commemorated with an event on August 24th in Washington, DC.
August 12, 2013
William P. Jones

The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights

August 9, 2013 - Segment 2 - As we look to the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, we talk with author William P. Jones about his book The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom, and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights.
June 12, 2013
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Remembering Medgar Evers

June 12, 2013 - Segment 1 - We mark the 50th anniversary of civil rights leader Medgar Evers' assassination. We're joined by Ray Winbush and John Wesley.
April 24, 2013
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The Story Of The Desegregation Of Gwynn Oak Park

April 24, 2013 - Segment 3 - We turn to an important piece of Baltimore Civil Rights history as we talk with filmmaker Pete O'Neal about his new documentary, All the King's Horses: The Story of Gwynn Oak Park. The film explores the struggle in the 1960s to desegregate Baltimore's Gwynn Oak Park.
April 11, 2013
Rosa Park

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

April 11, 2013 - Hour 2 - Jeanne Theoharis joins us to speak about her new book The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks. The book is the first critical biography of Parks, and it is revealing and comprehensive, exploring her activism before, during, and after her famous act of protest in 1955.