PBS NewsHour

Retracing the steps of children who marched for equal rights

Clip: 05/17/2018 | 8m 2s

Fifty-five years ago, thousands of African-American children walked out of their schools and began a peaceful march in Birmingham, Alabama, to protest segregation. They were met with attack dogs and water hoses. For a new generation of students, traveling to Birmingham has made that moment in history come alive. Special correspondent Lisa Stark reports.

Aired: 05/17/18

Rating: NR

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