civil rights

The Roundtable - Equality Series
9:04 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Will We Ever Learn?: The Struggle for Equality One Group at a Time - Part 1

This is part one of our grant project “Will We Ever Learn?: The Struggle for Equality One Group at a Time.”

Partial support for this project comes from Mass Humanities, State-Based Affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Mass Humanities grant is part of their initiative - Crisis, Community, and Civic Culture.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed November 7, 2012

The First Step to Freedom: Abraham Lincoln’s Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation


The preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, a document that put in motion the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution, will have a temporary home in the New York State Capital for two days.

The four-page draft of the document, handwritten by Abraham Lincoln, will be on display at the New York State Museum. The exhibition offers an unprecedented display of the only surviving version of the document in Lincoln’s handwriting and includes historical background and interpretation of the document.

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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Fri September 21, 2012

The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace

In the 1960s, Lynn Povich worked at Newsweek — where she became part of a revolution. At that time, women were hired to deliver mail, clip newspapers, and, if they were lucky, became researchers or fact checkers. All of the writers and reporters were men.

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Justice & Multiculturalism in the 21st Century at UAlbany

The UAlbany School of Criminal Justice is sponsoring "Justice & Multiculturalism in the 21st Century," a year-long project that will examine issues of justice and diversity through collaborations among scholars, students, and the community. The school's aim is to create opportunities for engagement with diverse populations across the University and throughout the Capital Region. Included in the project will be lectures, a film series, and panel discussions, culminating with a national symposium in the spring. Dr.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center's 8th Annual Pride March

The Eighth Annual Pride March and Festival sponsored by the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center steps off on Sunday, June 3rd on Main Street in New Paltz. We learn more about it and the other work Hudson Valley LGBTQ does from Virginia Apuzzo (Founding President and Life Time Board Member) and Jan Whitman (Founding Board Member).

The Roundtable
12:02 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

No Citizen Left Behind

We speak with Meira Levinson about her book, No Citizen Left Behind.

The Roundtable
11:59 am
Thu May 3, 2012

John Brown Day in Lake Placid, NY

Frederick Douglass’ great-great-great grandson Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., will give the keynote address at the annual John Brown Day celebration to be held on Saturday, May 5, at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site in Lake Placid, NY. We welcome Kenneth to the show for a preview.

The Roundtable
1:37 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

Richard Michelson - "Twice as Good"

Richard Michelson joins us to talk about his new book for kids: Twice as Good: The story of William Powell and Clearview, the only golf course designed, built, and owned by an African-American.

The Roundtable
11:58 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Connie Rice - Power Concedes Nothing