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Around Cincinnati
5:00 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Dennis McNally's new book, "On Highway 61," tells the story of music during the turbulent1960's

On Highway 61 is the new book from Dennis McNally, subtitled Music, Race, and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom, and he’s on the phone with David Lewis to talk about the importance of music during the 1960’s civil rights turbulence.

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6:30 am
Wed December 3, 2014

A half-century of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - its impact on the US & what still needs to be done

  

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed February 26, 2014

YWCA Fighting Racial Injustice

The YWCA of Greater Cincinnati, empowering women and fighting racism for 145 years

  

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Hate Crimes in the Hearltand Premiers

New documentary on racism in America premiers at Freedom Center
Provided, hatecrimesheartland.com

  Hate Crimes in the Heartland, a new documentary that explores the 250,000 hate crimes committed in the United States each year through the lens of two hate crimes in Tulsa, Oklahoma, premiers Monday night at the Freedom Center. Emmy Award-winning Film Maker Rachel Lyon discusses her latest documentary. To view a trailer of the film, click here.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Negro Leagues Baseball Exhibit

Traveling exhibit explores Negro Leagues Baseball.
Provided, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

  In the first half of the 1900s racism and Jim Crow laws kept African-American baseball players from being on the same teams as white players. So in 1920 the Negro National League was formed, soon followed  by other rival Negro Leagues. An exhibit now on display at the Galleries at Sinclair in Dayton, Ohio, Shades of Greatness, is the first collaborative art exhibition inspired by the history of Negro Leagues Baseball.

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