Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now - Bree Newsome
Clip | 3m
Young men & women of the Civil Rights Movement became leaders by creating their own brand of protest from nonviolent sit-ins to the Freedom Summer of voter registration. Bree Newsome, who has been compared with Rosa Parks, speaks about the impact of youth activism, and how Trayvon Martin's death inspired her to become an activist. From the WORLD Channel special, "Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now."
Aired: 02/28/16Video has closed captioning.
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