During the 1960s, Dorothy Cotton served as the SCLC’s education director and organized grassroots training programs that were important in the success of the 1963 March on Washington.
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.
Carson reflects on the 1963 march—his first demonstration—and one of its complex and multifaceted leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
Historian Reiss shares the backstory of his award-winning and fascinating biography, The Black Count—about the “real Count of Monte Cristo,” Gen. Alexander Dumas.
West explains his mission to tell the compelling story of the American West and the people who created its history and shape the present and future.
In celebration of Mother’s Day, we highlight the reflections of past guests about their relationships with their moms.