Modern-Day Moses: Rev. William Barber II
New York Times
Narrated by “unsung heroes” of the voting rights movement in Selma and Marion, Alabama, the film chronicles how these individuals risked their lives and livelihoods to organize, march, speak out, and stand up for justice.
Fifty years ago (March 15, 1965), in the wake of Selma's Bloody Sunday, President Lyndon Johnson addressed Congress on the subject of 'The American Promise,' calling for the immediate passage of a voting right act that would end disfranchisement of African Americans.
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