WORLD Channel

Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now - Bree Newsome

Clip | 3m | Video has closed captioning.

Young men & women of the Civil Rights Movement became leaders by creating their own brand of protest from nonviolent sit-ins to the Freedom Summer of voter registration. Bree Newsome, who has been compared with Rosa Parks, speaks about the impact of youth activism, and how Trayvon Martin's death inspired her to become an activist. From the WORLD Channel special, "Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now."

Aired: 02/28/16

Rating: NR

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