Civil Rights on the Silver Screen

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking in front of 25,000 civil rights marchers, at the conclusion of the Selma to Montgomery march.

In honor the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, we feature music from movies that touch on the struggle for civil rights.

David Garland presents the stirring score by pianist/composer Jason Moran for the new film about Dr. King, "Selma." He also presents highlights from "A Raisin In The Sun," "Red Tails," "The Color Purple," and more.