Listen From the BBC a collection of documentaries highlighting the achievements of African-Americans
Feb 19, 2018
The documentary series, "Witness," from the BBC World Service highlights key stories from the Civil Rights Movement.
First up, Ruby Bridges, who at six years old faced unimaginable threats while integrating a New Orleans school.
Later, speeches from Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman elected to Congress, and stories from the members of the first ballet company created for black dancers.
To hear these stories, and more, use the audio player above.