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Selma and the "fierce urgency of now..."

Special | 26m 46s Video has closed captioning.

Selma's social justice campaign is on the big screen just as current protests push the conversation about race and civil rights beyond the teachable moment to a more forceful, uncomfortable demand for change. We look at the artistry and history portrayed in Selma against a backdrop of contemporary social justice movements.

Aired: 01/16/15

Rating: NR

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