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Stories Tagged "civil rights"

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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 »

Iowa Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage Decision (#224)

posted on April 23, 2009 at 12:47 PM

Iowa Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage Decision (#224)
As we discuss the long-term trends of Iowa Constitution-based civil rights, here are some clips from the Iowa Supreme Court decision about same-sex marriage rights. 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 »

Author-Columnist Leonard Pitts Discusses Politics and Civil Rights (#137)

posted on February 12, 2008 at 9:56 AM

Author-Columnist Leonard Pitts Discusses Politics and Civil Rights (#137)
Pulitzer winning Miami Heard columnist Leonard Pitt Jr. addresses a number of topics ranging from the Obama surge to life in the U.S. since 9-11. 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 »

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 »

All Roads Lead to Jimmie Porter (#118)

posted on December 6, 2007 at 4:59 PM

All Roads Lead to Jimmie Porter (#118)
Jimmie Porter, who died November 14, 2007, in Waterloo, gave voice to minorities in his community for decades. Porter was a vocal African-American activist whose projects included providing food and shelter and education for low income... Read More »

The Tuskegee Airmen (#115)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Tuskegee Airmen (#115)
Stories of World War II as told by the Tuskegee Airmen, who overcame not only the expected obstacles of war but also the indignities of racial prejudice. Read More »

Marsha K. Ternus, Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice (#111)

posted on May 28, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Marsha K. Ternus, Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice (#111)
Recently named Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, Marsha Ternus is turning her sights on helping an entire justice system reach its highest potential. After almost 170 years, going back to the days when Iowa was a territory, the Chief,... Read More »

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