“Speaking Freely” Friday

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Each week, we will feature a video short from our“Speaking Freely” programs. Today, Public Enemy’s Chuck D talks about his childhood, Grandmaster Flash and reparations.
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A Skate Park With a Heart

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A skateboarding park is the setting for the fourth installment of multimedia projects completed during CQS orientation in May. View the work of orientation participant Meagan White.
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Skating Toward a Scholarship

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A skateboarding park is the setting for the fourth installment of multimedia projects completed during CQS orientation in May. View the work of CQS Scholar Tyler Davis.
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When combatting extremism, schools are the long game

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According to FBI reports, Abdulazeez was inspired to “martyrdom” through listening to the hate-filled sermons of Anwar al-Awlaki, the al Qaeda recruiter killed by an American drone strike in 2011.
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2015 Free Spirit Scholar: Grace King

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A video montage created by Free Spirit Scholar Grace King from American Heritage School in Plantation, Florida.
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Happy Birthday, Chips.

Chips Quinn’s last memo to his staff while editor of The Poughkeepsie Journal.
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Oakland, Calif.

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Of warriors and workers: Three journalists burn the midnight oil in Oakland, Calif., as they publish the results of the NBA Championship finals. Check out the latest photo in our “Where in the World Are Our Chipsters” series.
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Jeffrey Herbst Selected as Newseum President and CEO

Dr. Jeffrey Herbst

The outgoing president of Colgate University is a noted political scientist and award-winning author who shares the Newseum’s passion for the First Amendment.
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Survey: Americans say it’s OK to take down ‘that flag’

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The Confederate battle flag is coming down in South Carolina, on store shelves and on license plates, and for most Americans, that’s just fine, even if we differ over its meaning. And therein is the real change.
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Musician-turned tattoo parlor owner attracts customers across U.S.

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Chipster Donovan Harrell visits a tattoo parlor in the third installment of stories created by the Summer 2015 class during orientation and multimedia training in Nashville, Tenn., in May.
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