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From four Town Halls in cities of historical significance to the Civil Rights struggle, where movement veterans, community activists, religious leaders and educators engage with local high school and college students. Each Town Hall segment features carefully selected archival footage and a thought-provoking discussion about racial equality.

How Can Students Be Inspired To Work Towards Civil Rights?

The NBC Learn Town Hall series "Finishing the Dream” continues in Detroit, Michigan where panelists discuss how the challenges that the civil rights movement brought to those in the past can serve as examples of leadership and inspiration to young people in the present.


How Did Rosa Parks Impact The Civil Rights Movement?

Panelists discuss Rosa Parks and how she effected change as the NBC Learn Town Hall series "Finishing the Dream" continues in Detroit, Michigan


Detroit 40 Years After The Riots: What’s Changed?

More than 40 years after the Detroit Riots, the city is still rebuilding. Panelists discuss the progress that has been made and what still needs to be accomplished as the NBC Learn Town Hall series "Finishing the Dream" continues in Detroit, Michigan.


Arab-American Relations: Where Are We Now?

The NBC Learn Town Hall series "Finishing the Dream" continues in Detroit, Michigan, as panelists take a look at Arab-American communities in the greater Detroit area, and how the events on September 11, 2001 have affected their civil rights.


How Can Detroit Public Schools Be Improved?

The NBC Learn Town Hall series "Finishing the Dream" continues in Detroit, Michigan as panelists talk about the state of education in Detroit, and how it can be improved.


Finishing the Dream Atlanta Town Hall (Full Episode)

In the last of the "Finishing the Dream" Town Halls, Atlanta's historically black college Spelman University is the setting for a spirited conversation between the older generation of civil rights leaders and a younger generation who are continuing the work of the movement in a myriad of ways.


Is the Work of the Civil Rights Movement Complete?

At the Atlanta Town Hall for "Finishing the Dream," 11 Alive anchor Brenda Wood asks panelists Bernice King, Andrew Young and Rev. Joseph Lowery whether anything has changed since the civil rights era.


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