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

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Social Protests and the Civil Rights Movement

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Program ID:
88849-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Selma, Alabama, United States
First Aired:
Aug 31, 1997
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 1997

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  • Aug 31, 1997 | 4:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 01, 1997 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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