Black Issues Forum

The March on Washington 50 Years Later

Season 28 Episode 2825 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was one of the greatest social protest demonstrations in America and helped to not bring about the signing of the Civil Rights Act but pave the way for the signing of a Voting Rights Act. Today, however, some question how far African Americans have come in overcoming. ECU's Dr. David Dennard and UNC's Gene Nichol share background and insights.

Aired: 08/16/13

Rating: NR

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Black Issues Forum is a local public television program presented by PBS NC.