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Fighting for Civil Rights from Wilson to Washington

Fighting for Civil Rights from Wilson to Washington

A native of Wilson, NC and son of a civil rights leader, U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, describes segregated Wilson during his boyhood and his desire to see a change for blacks. Rep. Butterfield is best known for his successful litigation of voting rights cases and explains the importance of the March as a prelude to the Voting Rights Act.
Clip Length 02:59 Premiere: 8.25.13

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Memories of the March

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Memories of The March is an online collection of local stories and memories about the March on Washington, highlighting first-person accounts from across the country.

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