The Unsung of Civil Rights In part three of a Black History Month series titled "The Unsung of Civil Rights", NPR's Phillip Martin reports from Sylvania, Georgia on Karen Watson, founder of the Positive Action Committee. Watson started the group after students from the local high school approached her to complain about white students harassing a black teacher. Black parents were concerned that their children were being tracked disproportionately into lower achievement classes. Watson won that battle, and her group has gone on to tackle other community problems.
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The Unsung of Civil Rights

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The Unsung of Civil Rights

The Unsung of Civil Rights

The Unsung of Civil Rights

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In part three of a Black History Month series titled "The Unsung of Civil Rights", NPR's Phillip Martin reports from Sylvania, Georgia on Karen Watson, founder of the Positive Action Committee. Watson started the group after students from the local high school approached her to complain about white students harassing a black teacher. Black parents were concerned that their children were being tracked disproportionately into lower achievement classes. Watson won that battle, and her group has gone on to tackle other community problems.