Civil Rights http://nhpr.org en Remembering The March On Washington http://nhpr.org/post/remembering-march-washington <p><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">We talk with African Americans living in northern New England about the Civil Rights protest that helped change the course of racial history in the U.S. Fifty years later, Americans are still contemplating the legacy of that day and debating the extent to which Dr. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 33920 at http://nhpr.org Remembering The March On Washington Redrawing The American Ideological Divide http://nhpr.org/post/redrawing-american-ideological-divide <P>Though political parties have long been responsible for drawn-out decision making in Congress, <STRONG>Michael Lind</STRONG>, writer and Salon columnist, believes that <EM>geography</EM> has also served as a formidable catalyst for inter-American dispute. <STRONG>Michael</STRONG>&nbsp;joins us to talk about his recent article for Salon, “<A href="http://www.salon.com/2013/02/05/the_white_souths_last_defeat/" target=_blank>The White South’s Last Defeat</A>,” where he suggests that the root of the problem isn’t traced to the left or right, but rather, points north and south.</P> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 15:08:42 +0000 Virginia Prescott 21881 at http://nhpr.org Redrawing The American Ideological Divide DOJ Follows Its 'Conscience' In Civil Rights Battles http://nhpr.org/post/doj-follows-its-conscience-civil-rights-battles When community leaders wanted justice for <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/03/21/149058384/was-trayvon-martins-killing-a-federal-hate-crime" target="_blank">the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin</a>, they went knocking on the door of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. Mon, 26 Mar 2012 16:25:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 2780 at http://nhpr.org DOJ Follows Its 'Conscience' In Civil Rights Battles Memories of the Movement http://nhpr.org/post/memories-movement <p>The years of the Civil Rights Movement are counted among the most volatile, yet vibrant, in American history. In our Black History month special, Memories of the Movement, The Tavis Smiley Show celebrates the courage, conviction and commitment of the everyday people who made extraordinary contributions to American social progress. The program holds poignant, humorous, unheard or little known stories from a number of well-known civil rights icons including stories from Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, Danny Glover, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., Dr. Mon, 13 Feb 2012 17:02:39 +0000 NHPR Staff 1843 at http://nhpr.org Memories of the Movement