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African Americans in California's Heartland: The Civil Right

  • Aired: 10/02/2017
  • 27:55
  • Rating: NR
African Americans struggled to receive necessities: equality in education, housing, and job opportunities. We examine those issues and the changes the Sacramento region experienced. Through historic images and personal stories, events such as the Rumford Housing Act and the Black Panther rally on the Capitol steps display the momentous achievements of the African American community.
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This documentary focuses on Sacramento during the late 1950’s and early 1960’s.
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