Tag: Activism
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Blog: A Look Back
December 5th, 2013

The world mourns the loss of a man who dedicated his life to fighting for equality. Nelson Mandela was a defiance symbol of how one man can make a difference.

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Interview
Airdate: December 3, 2013

One-third of the iconic folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary, Yarrow introduces his children’s book, based on one of the trio’s most beloved songs.

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Interview
Airdate: November 18, 2013

The world-renowned poet, writer and activist dissects her latest collection of poetry and prose, Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid.

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Interview
Airdate: October 22, 2013

With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of children’s well-being, McCarthy assesses poverty in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: August 27, 2013

Austin summarizes the EPI’s “The Unfinished March” report, which addresses changes that have—or have not—occurred in the 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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Interview
Airdate: August 28, 2013

Carson reflects on the 1963 march—his first demonstration—and one of its complex and multifaceted leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Interview
Airdate: August 27, 2013

Two longtime activists—the Children’s Defense Fund founder and the former Civil Rights Commission chair—discuss the work being done to make the goals of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom a reality.

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Interview
Airdate: August 28, 2013

Two of Dr. King’s three surviving children talk about the legacy of their activist father.

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Interview
Airdate: August 26, 2013

The only surviving speaker from the 1963 March on Washington, Lewis reflects on his involvement—as a then-23-year-old student leader—in what would become a turning point for the civil rights movement.

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Interview
Airdate: August 26, 2013

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the three-part history of the civil rights movement and its most charismatic leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., sets the frame for the 1963 march.

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