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South Carolina representative Bakari Sellers joins a Citadel military
college class to talk about African American history in the state and
his own political career. The class, which examines why a new African
American history museum is being built in Charleston, is taught by
former mayor Joseph Riley and Professor Kerry Taylor.
White House Historical Association 60th
Kennedy, first lady Jill Biden and others remember Jacqueline
Kennedy's work in the 1961 founding of the White House Historical
Association. Stewart McLaurin, president of the association, shares
highlights from the 60th anniversary gala event at the Metropolitan
Museum of Art in New York.
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This week, the Washington Football Team officially unveiled a new
name: the Commanders. The announcement came after an 18-month
review prompted by years of controversy — a controversy that even
made its way to Congress. The newest episode ofThe Weekly looks
back to when U.S. representatives and senators urged the team to get
rid of its former name, which many over the years called racist.
OCT. 5, 2001: “Number 1, we're never
going to change the name, the Washington Redskins. ... It
means tradition. It
means greatness. It means fighting for the Redskins, fighting for
OCT. 23, 2019: “It’s remarkable that the
NFL commissioners and owners continue to sanction the racist and
shameful use of the term ‘Redskin’ to describe Native Americans —
and then profit from it.”
BETTY MCCOLLUM, D-MN
Also this week: Five former
employees of the newly renamed Commanders testified before lawmakers
on the NFL's investigation into the team's workplace environment.
Watch their testimony here.
On the newest episode of Booknotes+,
journalist and author Bethany McLean discusses her work and the
recent trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes. Last month, Ms.
McLean wrote an essay about her reaction to the verdict in the
Theranos case, saying, "For those who believe she was guilty of
a great crime, it's a disappointing verdict."
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