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.
Two of Dr. King’s three surviving children talk about the legacy of their activist father.
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.
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.
The internationally respected scholar and director of Brown University’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America analyzes the racial implications in the U.S. of trials like the Zimmerman case.
Crenshaw and Levitt assess the Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling and issues in other major cases.
The son and grandson of African American vets, James examines the significance of the landmark executive order signed by President Truman integrating the military.
An activist in her own right, Evers-Williams reflects on the legacy of her slain husband.
We celebrate our landmark 2,000th show on PBS with highlights from some of our enlightening, encouraging and empowering conversations over the past 10 years.
In celebration of Mother’s Day, we highlight the reflections of past guests about their relationships with their moms.