Dr. King, the Movement and the Legacy

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., Founder and President of the Rainbow Push Coalition reflects on the Civil Rights Movement, its legacy and the assassination of Dr. King. He recalls the broken promise of America to the African-American community. His advice to young people of today, Our row’s hard to plow. But dont surrender … use your mind, your body and spirit to achieve your dreams.

See more of the story of  in this edition of Moments in Civil Rights History:

The Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

See more stories about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in the following first-hand accounts:

The Assassination of Dr. King: A First Hand Account

A Child Learns of Dr. King’s Assassination

Stax: James Alexander of the Bar Kays

Racism and the Impact of the Civil Rights Leaders