Civil Rights Heroes.
A profile of some of the civil rights movement's greatest leaders. Included are: actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, whose 50-year marriage has spanned the history of the movement; Beverly Carter and Gloria Carter Dickerson, who suffered abuse when they broke the color line at Mississippi schools in the 1960s; and Bill Russell, the star basketball player who became the first African-American head coach in the National Basketball Association.
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