The Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

Gerald Reynolds, chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, talks about the legacy of the Civil Rights movement during Martin Luther King's time, and what Reynolds believes should be the future of civil rights activism. Reynolds also reads a passage from his favorite King writing, "Letter from A Birmingham Jail."



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