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Robert Korstad's Oral History of Ann Atwater quoted in WaPost

In 2010, Robert Korstad, historian and HLP professor, conducted on oral history of civil rights Ann Atwater, quotations from which gave life to an article published last week in the Washington Post. In "Ann Atwater’s amazing rise from advocate for the poor to ‘Best of Enemies’ stardom," the Post's Deena L. Brown utilizes the anecdotes…

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Deondra Rose to interview U.S. Senator Richard Burr

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) will give a free public lecture Monday, April 1, at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. Deondra Rose, assistant professor of public policy and political science, will interview Burr. “Throughout his lengthy career in public service, Sen. Burr has shaped some of our nation's and our state's most important…

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The Chronicle covers HLP's "Organizing Beyond Elections" Event

With the help of student leaders, the Hart Leadership Program hosted a panel on Monday evening moderated by the Atlantic's Vann Newkirk (@fivefiths on Twitter). The event, "Organizing Beyond Elections," featured local and campus scholars, elected officials, and activists about how organizing continues after elections are over. Newkirk interviewed panelists whose expertise and background covers…

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