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Mary Bonauto '83, H'05
Mary L. Bonauto ’83, H’05 WiIl Argue Against Same-Sex Marriage Bans Before U.S. Supreme Court

Pioneering civil rights attorney Mary L. Bonauto ’83 H’05 was selected from a cadre of attorneys to make an historic argument before the U.S. Supreme Court against same-sex marriage bans in Michigan and Kentucky. The court also will hear arguments on behalf of same-sex couples who want the states of Ohio and Tennessee to recognize their out-of-state marriages.  More ...

Philip Klinkner with Tavis Smiley
Klinkner Discusses Civil Rights on Tavis Smiley Show

Tavis Smiley, the eponymous late night talk show host, interviewed Philip Klinkner, the James S. Sherman Professor of Government, for a segment on civil rights in America to be broadcast on PBS. The program is scheduled to air locally on WCNY at 12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1, and again at 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 2.  More ...

Bob Moses '56 spoke at Hamilton in 2010.
Moses ’56 on MLK

“Dr. King would be talking about the need for quality education for all the nation's youth,” Bob Moses ’56 told Parade Magazine in its Aug. 21, issue.  More ...

Maurice Isserman
Isserman Discusses 1963 March on Washington

Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History Maurice Isserman participated in a panel discussion commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The discussion, sponsored by the Albert Shanker Institute and the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), took place March 19 at UFT headquarters in New York City.  More ...

Jenny Irons
Huffington Post Publishes Irons Opinion Piece

Associate Professor of Sociology Jenny Irons reacted quickly to a serious error made by The Daily Show's Jon Stewart last week when, in Iron’s words, he “lampooned Dick Molpus.” The white former Secretary of State and civil rights champion, Molpus was responsible for registering Mississippi’s 1995 decision to ratify the 13th amendment abolishing slavery. Irons, who had worked for Molpus in the 1990s, wrote an opinion piece in the Huffington Post titled “Civil Rights Champion Falsely Accused by Jon Stewart” in which she corrected Stewart's mischaracterization.  More ...