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Niagara Movement: The Early Battle for Civil Rights -

THE NIAGARA MOVEMENT: THE EARLY BATTLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS is a one-hour documentary focused on the formation and impact of the first civil rights movement of the 20th century. The program traces the social and economic conditions of African Americans at the turn of the 20th century, examines the different strategies for racial advancement led by Black leaders of the time, explores the creation of the Niagara Movement, and places the movement's legacy into a contemporary context.

Recent and Upcoming Airings

11.22/12 7:00 pm 11.22/13 12:00 am 11.22/13 8:00 am 11.22/18 4:00 am