Black Issues Forum

The March on Washington 50 Years Later

Season 28 Episode 2825 | 26m 46s

Loading Player...

The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was one of the greatest social protest demonstrations in America and helped to not bring about the signing of the Civil Rights Act but pave the way for the signing of a Voting Rights Act. Today, however, some question how far African Americans have come in overcoming. ECU's Dr. David Dennard and UNC's Gene Nichol share background and insights.

Aired: 08/16/13 | Rating: NR

More Episodes

See all Episodes

More News and Public Affairs Shows

Browse all News & Public Affairs Shows

Sign into PBS

By creating an account, you acknowledge that PBS may share your information with our member stations and our respective service providers, and that you have read and understand the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Confirm Your Local Station

To help you find your favorite shows and great local content, we've selected a PBS station in your area.

Please confirm that WETA is your preferred local station, or choose another station below.