As civil rights leaders pass on, a narrowing window into their lives

The World

Several civil rights leaders have died in the past months?just yesterday that number grew further with the death of Dorothy Height. As they pass on, our chances to learn first hand about their generation and their movement are fewer and fewer. Today we speak with civil rights activists Charles Evers and Dr. Roscoe Brown, about the legacy of civil rights leaders, and the lessons they hope to give to a younger generation of leaders who experience questions about civil rights in similar and markedly different ways. Our question to listeners: Do younger people take civil rights for granted?

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