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"The Roots of Racism in Charlottesville" (4 minutes)

Nazis, violence, and the long history of white supremacy: Charlottesville and America one year later.

"Breathing While Black" (6.5 minutes)

Is a deadly chemical killing off a predominantly black Louisiana town?  This 77-year old thinks so.  Now he's taking on a giant chemical plant to save his community.

"When Heritage Equals Hate: The Truth About the Confederacy in the United States" (1 hours, 40 minutes)

Jeffery Robinson, the ACLU’s top racial justice expert, discusses the dark history of Confederate symbols across the country and outlines what we can do to learn from our past and combat systemic racism.

"Warrantless Surveillance Ensnares Physics Professor" (5.5 minutes)

Do we want to live in a world where academics fear surveillance and prosecution simply because they communicate with colleagues abroad? The chilling effect on academic collaboration and freedom of expression, both protected by the First Amendment, are clear.

Details
Episode Number: 
697
Duration: 
1 hour 59 min
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Category: 
DCTV - Sponsored Programs
Disposition: 
DCTV Digital Library
Format: 
MPEG2 - MP4