A New Era of Lawmakers Driven From Protests to the Halls of Power

April 19, 2022

This month marks the 57th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. The peaceful demonstration for voting rights that was met with police violence galvanized young civil rights leaders to run for office, including the late Rep. John Lewis. Geoff Bennett reports on the legacy of that generation and a new era of lawmakers who are following a similar path.