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August 26, 2020

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August 3, 2016

Dozens of African American women worked for NASA as expert mathematicians from the 1940s to the 1960s and almost no one knows about it. Segregated within NASA facilities in Hampton, Va., well-educated Black women used slide rules and pencils to do the calculations for...

August 2, 2016

In this hour, John talked to listeners about the backlash against Donald Trumps comments about a Muslim military family.  Then he spoke with Prof. Duchess Harris about the Black Lives Matter book she authored for school use

(Interview with Duchess starts at minute 17)


July 28, 2016

Lena Katherine Gardner. Dr. Duchess Harris, Dr. Mahmoud El-Kati and Liz Loeb speak on a panel held at Springhouse Ministry Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota on July 28, 2016.

August 15, 2015

Macalester Professor Duchess Harris joins TPT in the studio to talk about her co-written classroom book on the topic of the Black Lives Matter movement.

July 22, 2015

President Obama's eulogy for Reverend Clementa Pinckney stirred the nation on Friday. Pinckney was the pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopalian church in Charleston, S.C. He was killed along with eight other people last week when a white man opened fire during...

March 7, 2015

The one-man show "Thurgood" opens tonight at the Illusion Theater. On this week's Friday Roundtable, MPR News' Tom Crann talked with three Minnesotans about the life and legacy of Thurgood Marshall and his connection to the current conversation about race in America....

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