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In his weekly conversations with newsmakers from across the spectrum, opinion writer Jonathan Capehart will add political and fashion to his other five senses. From elected officials to leading figures in the arts and sciences, Capehart uses his curiosity to make topics and the people who know them best come alive.

In his weekly conversations with newsmakers from across the spectrum, opinion writer Jonathan Capehart will add political and fashion to his other five senses. From elected officials to leading figures in the arts and sciences, Capehart uses his curiosity to make topics and the people who know them best come alive.
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United States

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In his weekly conversations with newsmakers from across the spectrum, opinion writer Jonathan Capehart will add political and fashion to his other five senses. From elected officials to leading figures in the arts and sciences, Capehart uses his curiosity to make topics and the people who know them best come alive.

Twitter:

@capehartj

Language:

English

Contact:

315-576-5043


Episodes

From Stonewall to an openly gay presidential candidate

6/28/2019
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50 years after a police raid of Stonewall Inn ushered in the modern LGBTQ rights movement, author Charles Kaiser reflects on how the movement has developed over the years.

Duration:00:39:11

Voices: Passing the baton

6/6/2019
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Civil rights veterans welcome young activists to a lifetime of service, sharing lessons and struggles, and seeing how the next generation will shape and redefine what it means to keep the legacy alive.

Duration:00:24:20

Voices: The power of nonviolent resistance

5/30/2019
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A clash between a longtime civil rights activist and a leader from a younger generation kicks off a discussion of the most effective path to change and the journeys that brought civil rights leaders to their belief in nonviolence.

Duration:00:20:43

Voices: How music propelled the civil rights movement

5/23/2019
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“Without songs, we couldn't have had a movement.”

Duration:00:20:12

How segregationist George Wallace became a model for racial reconciliation

5/16/2019
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"Sometimes we have to remember we're all human beings."

Duration:00:16:19

Voices: Women of the civil rights movement

5/9/2019
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Rep. Barbara Lee and Andrew Young explain why women are so often eliminated from civil rights stories — and why that’s so wrong

Duration:00:23:30

Coming up on ‘Voices of the Movement’ …

5/2/2019
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…more voices from the civil rights movement as they explore the themes that made the movement what it was, and that connect it to today. But first, we want to hear from you. What voices do you hope get preserved? And what lessons can we learn from them?

Duration:00:01:39

Voices: The story of Bloody Sunday and today’s pilgrimage to Selma

4/25/2019
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Congressman John Lewis and others who were there recall marching across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., to protest the suppression of black votes.

Duration:00:25:13

Voices: How MLK's famous letter was smuggled out of jail

4/18/2019
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Clarence B. Jones, Martin Luther King Jr.’s lawyer and occasional speechwriter, describes how he smuggled the letter out of jail.

Duration:00:19:45

Voices: Children ‘stripped of innocence’

4/11/2019
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A member of the Little Rock Nine and a survivor of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing both lost the illusion of safety in their young lives.

Duration:00:25:00

Voices of the Movement: The day Martin Luther King Jr. died

4/4/2019
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Andrew Young, King’s chief strategist with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and others who were close to King recall the moment they heard of his assassination.

Duration:00:18:47

Coming soon: Voices of the Movement, a special project from Cape Up

3/25/2019
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Starting April 4, ‘Cape Up’ will be presenting a special series highlighting the voices of civil rights leaders. Some you know and some you may not. For the next two months, we’re going to hear their voices. Listen to their stories. And try to understand.

Duration:00:02:08

Schumer’s push on voting rights: 'Wake up and smell the coffee, Chief Justice'

3/7/2019
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) called me to his grand office in the U.S. Capitol to talk about “undoing the damage” of the Shelby v. Holder decision, instituting automatic registration and granting statehood to the District of Columbia.

Duration:00:14:11

What Trump needs to learn about Frederick Douglass

2/28/2019
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This episode was originally published on October 16, 2018. We’re republishing it as part of our Black History Month spotlight series dedicated to featuring African American voices whose perspectives you need to hear.

Duration:00:55:09

How Derek Black went from being the golden boy of white nationalism to its outspoken critic

2/26/2019
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Derek Black was the golden boy of white nationalism. After enrolling in college, he began to change. Eli Saslow chronicles Black's transformation in his new book "Rising Out of Hatred." This episode was originally published on December 4, 2018.

Duration:00:47:08

Why the most productive conversations around race, are probably the ones you never hear.

2/21/2019
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This episode was originally published on February 27, 2018. We’re republishing it as part of our Black History Month spotlight series dedicated to featuring African American voices whose perspectives you need to hear.

Duration:00:40:42

‘Go ahead and have the theater’: Rep. Karen Bass knows there’s no actual emergency

2/19/2019
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Rep. Karen Bass (D), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, discusses how her constituents flipped seven congressional seats and how Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reminds Bass of her younger self.

Duration:00:35:27

Jazz artist Wynton Marsalis says rap and hip-hop are 'more damaging than a statue of Robert E. Lee'

2/14/2019
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This episode was originally published on May 22, 2018. We’re republishing it as part of our Black History Month spotlight series dedicated to featuring African American voices whose perspectives you need to hear.

Duration:00:53:32

Meet the ‘Colored Girls,’ the hidden figures in American politics

2/12/2019
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Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, and Minyon Moore discuss their book 'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics' and how they got their start on Jesse Jackson's presidential campaign.

Duration:01:07:52

Bryan Stevenson wants us to confront racial terrorism and then say, ‘Never again.’

2/7/2019
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This episode was originally published on April 24, 2018. We’re republishing it as part of our Black History Month spotlight series dedicated to featuring African American voices whose perspectives you need to hear.

Duration:01:00:53