Around the world, young people have played a crucial role in a multitude of social and political movements. Learn the historical precedence of youth activism and the factors that drive young people to become important advocates for change.
Dr. Martin Luther King leads thousands of marchers out on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. He then holds a prayer session in the middle of the bridge and leads the marchers off the bridge to respect a court order.
Dre talks to Rainbow and insists that she should have taken his last name when they got married. Rainbow cites that doing so would go against her feminist ideals because it enforces that women and men are not equal, which she clarifies is the view held by feminists. By reverting to old tradition, Rainbow fears that she would do a disservice to herself and all the women who came before her that made strides to bolster future generations of women.
Gandhi emphasizes non-violence regardless of the mass majority's inclination toward murder and bloodshed for their independence from Britain. "An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."