LCRM Common Room

Welcome to the LCRM Common Room! Here, you can read papers and watch video from “The Long Civil Rights Movement: Histories, Politics, Memories” and the LCRM Visiting Scholars Series. Many thanks to the panelists who were able to make their talks available, and to all the panelists who made the conference such an inspiring event.

LCRM Visiting Scholars Series

Bryant Simon, “Lattes in Magic Land: Starbucks and the Creative Class Appeal of Diversity”

John Dittmer, “The Good Doctors: The Medical Committee for Human Rights and the Struggle for Social Justice in Health Care”

“The Long Civil Rights Movement: Histories, Politics, Memories”
The videos below were taken at this conference, which took place in April 2009. Learn more about the conference here.

Click on the panel title to see video and read papers and comments. Discuss these videos here.

Race, Memory, and Reconciliation
Renee C. Romano
Larry J. Griffin
Kathryn L. Nasstrom

From Black Power to Barack Obama
Peniel E. Joseph
Yohuru Williams
Donna Murch

Blacks, Latinos, and the Politics of Work
Zaragosa Vargas
William P. Jones
Paul Ortiz

Gender, Race, and Rights
Robert O. Self
John C. Boger

Contests over Health, Poverty, and the Environment
Karen Kruse Thomas

Backlash and Accommodation
Matthew D. Lassiter
Michael Lienesch

From the Margins
Rhonda Y. Williams
Van Gosse

Global Dimensions
Mary L. Dudziak
Kevin K. Gaines
Gerald Horne

Discuss these videos here.