Social Protests and the Civil Rights Movement
Mr. Williams talked about his experiences during the civil rights movement. He was a field director for the Southern Christian… read more
Mr. Williams talked about his experiences during the civil rights movement. He was a field director for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and went to jail over a hundred times during nonviolent protests. Mr. Williams said the struggle for civil rights in the United States is not over and in some ways African-Americans are in worse shape than during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Following his presentation, Mr. Williams answered questions from the students. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Douglas "Doug" G. Brinkley Director University of New Orleans->Eisenhower Center
- J. L. Chestnut Attorney
- Hosea Williams Member Atlanta, GA->City Council
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