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Ferguson and displayed ‘patterns of behavior’

Phillip Goff, Executive Director of the Center for Policing Equity, reflects on the recent shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri stating ‘laws are not up to speed on the way racism occurs in America’.

ABC’s ‘Scandal’ mirrors recent race-based shootings

Attorney and legal analyst Seema Iyer disagrees with ‘Color of Change’ Executive Director Rashad Robinson on the tactfully (or offensive) way ABC’s ‘Scandal’ dealt with a race-based shooting.

Code of conduct: what’s missing from OU and police departments?

Rashad Robinson clarifies freedom of speech is not freedom from consequences of speech when discussing SAE brothers at the University of Oklahoma. Phillip Goff states if police departments had the same code of conduct as fraternities- there would be less problems.

Why Edmund Pettus Bridge name shouldn’t change

Julian Zilizer, author of ‘The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress and the Battle for the Great Society, states there’s powerful symbolism in the bridge name with how civil rights has transformed. Nerding Out panelists discuss President Obama's re

LBJ brought ‘grassroots and White House’ together

Julian Zilizer, author of ‘The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress and the Battle for the Great Society’, reflects on President Lyndon B. Johnson and the 1965 national cause for voting rights made a colorless, American issue.

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