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Stories Tagged "African Americans"

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Discussion: Civil Rights and Change in the Iowa Constitution (#224)

posted on April 23, 2009 at 7:16 PM

Discussion: Civil Rights and Change in the Iowa Constitution (#224)
The Iowa Constitution and the early history of civil rights legislation in Iowa are explored, in light of the current Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. 16:47 Read More »

Web Exclusive: Iowa Constitutional History and Same Sex Marriage (#224)

posted on April 23, 2009 at 7:15 PM

Web Exclusive: Iowa Constitutional History and Same Sex Marriage (#224)
This is a continuation of the discussion about the Iowa Constitution and the early history of civil rights legislation in Iowa are explored, in light of the current Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. 13:55 Read More »

Early Decisions in the Constitution of Iowa (#224)

posted on April 23, 2009 at 7:05 PM

Early Decisions in the Constitution of Iowa (#224)
The Iowa Constitution and the early history of civil rights legislation in Iowa are explored, in light of the current Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. 03:17 Read More »

Constitution of Iowa - History of Civil Rights in Iowa (#224)

posted on April 23, 2009 at 12:22 PM

Constitution of Iowa - History of Civil Rights in Iowa (#224)
Full Program: The Iowa Constitution and the early history of civil rights legislation in Iowa are explored, in light of the current Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. 27:46 Read More »

Iowa Supreme Court: A History of Civil Rights in Iowa (#224)

posted on April 20, 2009 at 11:43 AM

Iowa Supreme Court: A History of Civil Rights in Iowa  (#224)
Full Program: A look at Iowa's history of Supreme Court rulings - dealing with rights for minorities and women. 28:10 Read More »

Iowa Civil Rights: A Constitutional and Legislative Timeline (#224)

posted on April 14, 2009 at 5:59 PM

Iowa Civil Rights: A Constitutional and Legislative Timeline (#224)
The court documents before the Iowa Supreme Court's recent decision about same-sex marriage included a detailed look at the history of civil rights in Iowa, both legislatively and in the Supreme Court. This is a thumbnail look at some of the... Read More »

Iowa Juvenile Detention (Full Program) (#151)

posted on April 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Juvenile Detention  (Full Program) (#151)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at trends in criminal activity in Iowa, and current issues in the Juvenile Justice System. 27:46 Read More »

Discussion: Juvenile Justice (#151)

posted on April 17, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Discussion: Juvenile Justice (#151)
How big a problem is juvenile justice in Iowa? What treatments work? And what could make things work better? Iowa Journal explores. 11:20 Read More »

Juvenile Justice in Iowa (Full Program) (#142)

posted on February 29, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Juvenile Justice in Iowa (Full Program) (#142)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at trends in criminal activity in Iowa, and current issues in the Juvenile Justice System. 27:46 Read More »

Out and About: The African American Historical Museum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (#138)

posted on February 15, 2008 at 5:19 PM

Out and About: The African American Historical Museum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa  (#138)
The state of Iowa is not known for its diversity. In fact its population contains few minorities. Yet, Iowa minorities have made great contributions to the state. A case in point is the historic presence of African-Americans in Iowa. 04:55 Read More »

Author - Columnist Leonard Pitts (Full Program) (#137)

posted on February 12, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Author - Columnist Leonard Pitts (Full Program) (#137)
Full Program: Featured guest of this program is Pulitzer winning Miami Heard columnist Leonard Pitt Jr. Mr. Pitt addresses a number of topics ranging from the Obama surge to life in the U.S. since 9-11. 26:46 Read More »

African Americans in Iowa's Prisons (#131)

posted on January 22, 2008 at 11:42 AM

African Americans in Iowa's Prisons (#131)
Brad Richardson, Director of the DMC Resource Center in Iowa City, and David Goodson, with the Family & Children Council in Waterloo, discuss the causes and potential solutions for the disproportionate number of African Americans in Iowa's prisons. Read More »

Disproportionate Minorities in Iowa Prisons (Full Program) (#131)

posted on January 21, 2008 at 12:22 PM

Disproportionate Minorities in Iowa Prisons (Full Program) (#131)
Full Program: Iowa has a smaller minority population than most states, but a sizable portion of that sector is in prison. The Iowa Journal discusses the challenges in fighting this status with representatives from the Iowa Juvenile Justice System's new task... 26:46 Read More »

Disproportionate Minorities in Iowa Prisons (#131)

posted on January 19, 2008 at 12:22 PM

Disproportionate Minorities in Iowa Prisons (#131)
If you commit a crime in Iowa, and you’re African American, your chance of going to jail is 14 times greater than if you are Caucasian. It's been a problem for decades, and Iowa Governor Chet Culver is determined to make inroads in alleviating the... 04:00 Read More »

African Americans in Iowa (Full Program) (#118)

posted on December 7, 2007 at 12:09 AM

African Americans in Iowa (Full Program) (#118)
Full Program: For every white person in Iowa’s prisons, there are 13 who are black. Why is Iowa still worst in the nation for incarcerating disproportionate numbers of minorities? 27:47 Read More »
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