May 19, 2010

Introducing Finishing the Dream

Introducing Finishing the Dream

Bringing the Civil Rights era to life.

May 24, 2010

Meet the Panelists

Meet the Panelists

Finishing the Dream will include discussions among some of Chicago's most prominent African-Americans.

May 12, 2010

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Visit NBC Learn for the Full Video Archive

Finishing the Dream will include discussions among some of Chicago's most prominent African-Americans.

Apr 30, 2010

Video: Black Panther Party in Chicago

Video: Black Panther Party in Chicago

A city divides after Black Panther's leader Fred Hampton is killed in a police shootout.

Apr 30, 2010

Video: Central High School

Video: Central High School

Segregation comes to the forefront as violence sparks in Arkansas Central High School in 1957.

Apr 30, 2010

Video: Emmettt Till

Video: Emmettt Till

No criminal charges will be pressed for the murder of Emmett Till, rules a Mississippi state grand jury.

Apr 30, 2010

Video: Rosa Parks

Video: Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks confronts the issue of racial segregation on public transport.

Apr 30, 2010

Video: Dr. King in Chicago

Video: Dr. King in Chicago

Hostile and violent crowds take charge of the civil rights movement in Chicago.

Apr 30, 2010

Video: 25th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act

Video: 25th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act

This video features the 25th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. It?s noted as one of the most significant domestic legislations to come out of the Lyndon Johnson presidency. The number of black voters and...

Apr 30, 2010

Video: Chicago Years After Brown vs. Board

Video: Chicago Years After Brown vs. Board

This video discusses Chicago?s resistance to integrate students in school despite Brown vs. Board. The few attempts to integrate black, white and Latino students usually resulted in protests such as the one...

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