Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 226 , Segment 4
Episode: Syrian Refugee Children, Croatian Ambassador, Social Networks
- Feb 4, 2016 10:00 pm
- 25:18 mins
Guest: Hasan Kwame Jeffries, PhD, Professor of African American and US History at Ohio State University, Author of “Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama’s Black Belt” It’s Black History Month, a time to reflect on the fight for racial equality here in America. Fifty-one years ago, the historic march from Selma to Montgomery helped usher in the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The midpoint of that march passed through rural Lowndes County, Alabama, which is where author Hasan Kwame Jeffries focuses his account of the Civil Rights movement.