Bertha Lewis: From ACORN To The Black Institute

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Bertha Lewis speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009. i

Bertha Lewis speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP hide caption

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Bertha Lewis speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009.

Bertha Lewis speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009.

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In this week's "Wisdom Watch" segment, host Michel Martin speaks with Bertha Lewis, former CEO of the Association for Community Organizations for Reform. Lewis discusses her lessons from the ACORN video scandal. She also shares the hopes of her new organization called The Black Institute and what it'll do that other think tanks will not do.

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