13185_8720_dream2.mov

13185_8720_dream2

Martin Luther King marching with crowds of black and whites, together protesting against the treatment of blacks in America. Various shots of segregated water fountains, restaurants, waiting rooms, etc. Narrator talks about the degradation of segregation: "More was accomplished in those 13 years than the previous 100." Scene with black people, including MLK, boarding a bus. President Johnson speaks about voting rights for African Americans in August 6, 1965. MLK gives a speech about non-violent protest in a church in Montgomery, and all of the church-goers stand up and cheer. Shots of buses running on the streets, African Americans walking instead of taking the bus, or taking the taxi/carpooling. MLK speaks about how people have "the right to protest for our right... using the method of passive resistance".

1970s
1960s
1950s
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B&W
Color
Not Explicit