President Obama, Congressman John Lewis and Students from District of Columbia Public Schools Reflect on 50th Anniversary of MLK Death
U.S. Congressman John Lewis joins President Barack Obama and students from the District of Columbia Public Schools' Ron Brown College Prepatory High school to reflect on the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. In an intimate group discussion, Congressman Lewis and President Obama share their perspectives on social activism and the lasting importance of MLK's legacy. Meanwhile, students pose questions and offer their own observations on the role today's youth in becoming the future leaders that will carry on the lessons of past generations to speak out against injustice.
Ron Brown College Preparatory High School is an all-male public high school located in Washington, D.C. dedicated to supporting males of color in academics and leadership development. To learn more about the school, visit their website.
See the video of the discussion on the Obama Foundation's website.