Jobs, Freedom, and the Forgotten History of the Civil Rights Movement

Lecture Description

This lecture traces the history of the Civil Rights Movement to a forgotten March on Washington in 1941, and explains how that protest, which was cancelled at the last minute, set the stage for the civil rights movement and the more famous March on Washington in 1963. Professor Jones explains that this history is essential for understanding how the civil rights movement was created, what its goals were, and what legacy it left for American democracy today.

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Civil Rights Social Movements

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