What can the struggles of an earlier generation of activists teach us? Noted television journalist Carol Jenkins hosts a panel of legendary civil rights leaders to discuss how their daring grassroots activism helped shape modern America — and how it can serve as an example for activist movements today. Clarence Taylor, a historian of civil rights and professor of history at the Graduate Center and Baruch College, provides commentary.
Part of the series “The First 100 Days.” Presented with the Ph.D. Program in History and the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean (IRADAC).