A Family History of Civil Rights

Wil Haygood of The Washington Post takes a warm and endearing look at one American family's journey through the long struggle for racial equality in America.

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Writes Haygood of the Caldwells of Washington D.C.: "One black American family: A mother and a father. Four daughters and a son. Forebears who reach back to slavery, and grandchildren who can now grow up with the knowledge that they could be president.  At times, blood and fire marred their city. On other days, the monuments of downtown Washington seemed to sway with the throngs who were marching yet again.  Read More

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