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A look at one of the turning points of the Civil Rights struggle 50 years later: the assassination of Medgar Evers. With poetry by Frank X. Walke...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Americus, Ga., native Dr. William Anderson founded the Albany Movement in Georgia in 1961 in an effort to forge a broad-based coalition for change....

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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Dentist Robert Hayling has been hailed as the "father" of the Saint Augustine, Fla., civil rights movement. The NAACP recruited Hayling in the earl...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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Caption: Joyce Ann (left) and Dorie Ann Ladner
As two sisters from Mississippi—Dorie Ann and Joyce Ann Ladner—worked to prepare for the March on Washington in 1963, they realized there was a far...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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With themes of civil resistance, nonviolent protests, boycotts and voting rights at the helm of the Civil Rights Movement, there was another consta...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
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Much of the credit for the growth of the Civil Rights Movement in the South rightly went to college students from the nation's HBCUs. Dr. Esther Te...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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As a Howard University student, Courtland Cox served on the steering committee for the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom as a represent...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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The husband and wife team of David and Toko Ackerman represented the diversity of the Civil Rights Movement. David, a self-proclaimed product of a ...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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Young people played a key role in the civil rights movement. For some, their involvement came as an objection to their parents’ various fears. For...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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Beginning in the 1960s as an interracial group advocating nonviolence, SNCC shifted its focus to political activism and later in the decade to blac...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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The bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham was a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement. But for Freeman Hrabowski, now presid...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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Birmingham native Freeman Hrabowski, who was trained to lead and protect younger children during civil rights protests, explains why many middle-cl...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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SNCC (snick) found a committed worker in teenaged Carrie Young in 1960s Arkansas. But even Young’s devotion had not prepared her for the illiteracy...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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Dr. Alfred Moldovan, a founding member of the Medical Committee for Human Rights, shares his experience of treating SNCC workers who were attacked ...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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Caption: Joseph Lowery
Rev. Joseph E. Lowery discusses New York Times v. Sullivan, the case in which he was a defendant along with Fred Shuttlesworth, Ralph Abernathy, an...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2013
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Former United States Department of Agriculture official Shirley Sherrod shares how the death of her father at the hands of a white farmer in rural ...

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  • Added: May 07, 2013
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Activist and black nationalist John Churchville is known best as the founder of Philadelphia's Freedom Library Day School, but as a student of Malc...

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  • Added: May 07, 2013
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Attorney, musician, and educator Junius Williams has advocated for poor and working class African Americans in Newark, N.J., for more than 40 years...

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  • Added: May 15, 2013
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Judge Matthew J. Perry Jr. will be remembered as the first African-American from South Carolina to ascend to the federal bench, but he started out ...

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  • Added: May 16, 2013
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Caption: Cecil J. Williams
Orangeburg, S.C., native Cecil J. Williams began taking pictures of the nascent Civil Rights Movement in his home town at the young age of 15, and ...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
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Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In the third of six programs that honour Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the speech that brought him to national attention- I Have a Dream. Also, the f...

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2009
  • Length: 55:00
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Caption: MLK Jr-Washington,DC 1963
A Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr and the historic March on Washington that took place in August 1963, with new mixes featuring Israel Kamakaw...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 58:43
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"Say It Loud" traces the last 50 years of black history through stirring, historically important speeches by African Americans from across the poli...

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  • Added: Feb 16, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
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How the evening news shaped attitudes about race relations during the Civil Rights Movement.

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2012
  • Length: 28:58
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This is the first in a five-part radio series focusing on the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The leaders demanded an end to segreg...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2003
  • Length: 07:03
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Caption: Julian Bond (right) at the March on Washington for Freedom and Jobs, with other members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee., Credit: Julian Bond
We know what history books say about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech - but what about the people who were there?

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2011
  • Length: 05:41
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Caption: Host Martha Burk
The historic 1963 March on Washington with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech featured a number of other speakers -- all male. Or...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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50 years after the March on Washington, syndicated columnist Reverend Byron Williams makes the case that 1963 was the pivotal year for American cul...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the March on Washington, August 28th, 1963, Credit: National Archives
August 28th marks the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous speech in front of the Lincoln memorial in Washington, D.C., wh...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
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