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Video of Bernard Lafayette’s speech at Riverside Church for the World March


Video by Isabelle Bourgeois

Bernard LaFayette, Jr. has been a Civil Rights Movement activist, minister, educator, lecturer, and is an authority on the strategy on nonviolent social change. He co-founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in 1960. LaFayette, beaten and arrested 27 times during the civil rights movement, has spent his life working toward a goal the movement’s leader Martin Luther King shared with him hours before he was killed.

Video by Isabelle Bourgeois

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