Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

Affirmative Action

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 24s Video has closed captioning.

In the 1970s, backlash against affirmative action was in full swing, driven by a growing sense that the nation had done enough to redress centuries of racism. Yet racism was still a factor in American life, and, despite the progress, many African Americans were still struggling. Watch Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Nov. 15 & 22 on PBS.

Aired: 11/15/16

Rating: NR

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Corporate support provided by Bank of America and Johnson & Johnson. Major support is also provided by the Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation, in partnership with HooverMilstein and Emigrant Bank, …