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WORLD Channel: Eyes on the Prize - Two Societies

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While Martin Luther King, Jr. and SCLC assist Chicago's civil rights leaders in a struggle against segregated housing, a police raid in a black Detroit neighborhood sparks an uprising leaving 43 people dead. Upon investigation, the Kerner Commission finds that America is becoming "two societies, one black, one white, separate & unequal." From the award-winning doc series "Eyes on the Prize."

Aired: 03/06/16

Rating: NR

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Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Wyncote Foundation.