As part of the National Constitution Center's programming in support of the world debut of the America I AM: The African American Imprint exhibition, Mary Frances Berry joins them to tell the story of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, through its extraordinary fifty years at the heart of the civil rights movement and the struggle for justice in America. In this video Berry recalls the 2000 elections.
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.
History professor explains the work of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, which she formerly chaired, and how the bipartisan body became so political.
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