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Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now - Social Media

Clip | 2m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

The Civil Rights Movement was a revolution spread by word of mouth. The new movement is a revolution brought together by activists on social media by #BlackLivesMatter. Activists and journalists speak to the power of social media on activism and the means to which it is an alternative to the mainstream media. From the WORLD Channel special, "Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now."

Aired: 02/28/16

Rating: NR

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