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In The Streets with Beverley Smith: Heroes and Warriors, Part 2 (Episode 10)

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Year-end celebration of the heroes of the early civil rights struggle. Learn how Ella Baker, the fierce and fearless advocate for human rights, organized from the ground up and took on the Mississippi Democratic Party in 1964. Marvel at the story of the Children's Crusade on May 2-5,1963, when over 3000 youngsters marched on Birmingham, Alabama and faced Bull Connor's attack dogs and fire hoses. Give credit to Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, warriors of the Stonewall Riots that ignited the trans and gay rights movement. And hear how Mary McLeod Bethune used education and her influence with four US Presidents to improve the conditions of Black life.