Unsung Civil Rights Hero: Charney Bromberg

Most of us know about African-Americans who fought for civil rights. But black folks weren't the only ones on the frontlines of the fight for racial justice. In the mid-60s, Charney Bromberg left New York to help blacks across Mississippi.

For three years, he worked for the Congress of Racial Equality. Today, he is the executive director of the non-profit Meretz USA for Israeli Civil Rights and Peace.

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