Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

Reagan's Policies and Black America

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 21s

Ronald Reagan's policies in the 1980s had immense consequences for America's already-struggling inner-cities — as the lack of federal support made the jobs of black civic leaders all but impossible. Watch Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Nov. 15 & 22 on PBS.

Aired: 11/15/16

Rating: NR

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