"We are in the middle of another attempt to reckon with our national failure to achieve real and sustainable progress toward racial justice."
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice and The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration will open on April 26, 2018.
The "Silent Protest Parade," as it came to be known, was the first mass African-American demonstration of its kind.
While racial segregation in U.S. schools plummeted between the late 1960s and 1980, it has steadily increased ever since.
A youth from Ferguson and an Afghan War veteran may be very different, but they are united in struggling to explain their experiences to Americans.
'Mockingbird' is a nostalgic backward look rather than a prescription for action on racial injustice in the present.