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The Time is Now: Nathaniel Colley

  • Aired: 02/20/2013
  • 26:34
  • Rating: NR
Nathaniel Colley, one of Sacramento’s earliest African American lawyers, spent 50 years shaping the course of American history. His passion for education and civil rights brought Colley together with John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Rosa Parks, Edmund “Pat” Brown, and Bill Clinton. We’ll discover the achievements of this Sacramento-born advocate for justice and equality.
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The Time is Now: Nathaniel Colley
Sacramento’s first practicing African American attorney and tireless Civil Rights leader.
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Produced in partnership with the Center for Sacramento History. Funding provided by Sacramento History Foundation, Wiley W. Manuel Bar Association, Runyon Saltzman & Einhorn, Inc., the Sacramento Region Community Foundation, Dan Visnich and Pastor Jason Sample.
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