Original Webcast Date:
November 13, 2014
In this episode, student reporters begin a new journey to explore the links between social activism, democracy, and the legislative process. Join us as our reporters meet with politicians, journalists and activists to learn about historical events that led to the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Learn how citizens can engage with their elected officials on the issues of today. Voting Rights Project Co-Director Marcia Johnson-Blanco and historian and author Nick Kotz answer viewer questions.