50th Anniversary of the March on Selma

50: The March and the Movement

A discussion with lions of the Civil Rights movement. Produced for BET's special on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, this roundtable was shot using three cameras, in Atlanta, and features key people from the march.

A discussion with lions of the Civil Rights movement. Produced for BET’s special on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, this roundtable was shot using three cameras, in Atlanta, and features key people from the march. Rep. John Lewis was the keynote speaker. The first person to speak at the march, he is the last living speaker. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton organized buses from New York to DC, and worked directly with Bayard Rustin. Amb. Andrew Young was a contemporary of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was in Memphis with King when he was assassinated. Rev. Bernice King is the youngest daughter of M.L.K. and carries on his legacy at The King Center.