‘We Wanted to Pray for Better Schools’

Publication date: Aug 29, 2013

Even the young people in the civil rights era were asking questions: “What does democracy mean? What do I have to do?” This was a hard, profound emotional and intellectual challenge. “How do I reach out to people who don’t even acknowledge that I exist or should have the right to vote?”
Taylor Branch, biographer of the civil rights movement
Meet the Press’ Press Pass, August 25, 2013

Hearing Taylor Branch reminisce about the 1963 March on Washington on its 50th anniversary this week made me think of a recent talk I heard by Dr. Freeman Hrabowski III.

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