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The Power of August

CBS News and NAACP worked together to create “The Power of August.” The video looks back at transformational moments in American civil rights history that happened in the month of August. Each of its four acts, explore stories of powerful and historic August events, beginning with Emmett Till’s murder, then the March on Washington, Ferguson and the power of the vote in 2020. Dr. Height is highlighted in the intro as well as in the second act for her many contributions.